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Species: Aenictus mariae   Emery, 1895 

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Aenictus mariae natalensis

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Extant: 1 valid subspecies

Aenictus mariae Emery, 1895i PDF: 18, pl. 2, figs. 5-7 (w.) SOUTH AFRICA. Afrotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Current subspecies: nominal plus Aenictus mariae natalensis.


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Ghana, South Africa, Zimbabwe
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Scientific Name Status Publication Pages ModsID GoogleMaps
Aenictus mariae   Forel, A., 1913, Ameisen aus Rhodesia, Kapland usw. (Hym.) Gesammelt von Herrn G. Arnold, Dr. H. Brauns und anderen., Deutsche Entomologische Zeitschrift 1913, pp. 203-225: 212, (download) 212 4059
Aenictus mariae n. sp.  Emery, C., 1895, Voyage de M. E. Simon dans l'Afrique australe (janvier-avril 1893). 3 e mémoire. Formicides., Annales de la Société Entomologique de France 64, pp. 15-56: 4-5, (download) 4-5 3788

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in Bushclumps in Sekhukhune Montane Grassland, 1 times found in floodplain in dry bush/savannah, 1 times found in grassland, 1 times found in Lydenburg Thornveld, 1 times found in Rand Highveld Grassland, 1 times found in Rehabilitated waste rock dump, 24 degree slope, 1 times found in Sclerocarya - Bolusanthus Open Woodland (in Sekhukhune Mountain Bushveld).

Collected most commonly using these methods: 2 times Hand collected, 2 times Pitfall trap, 1 times pitfall, 1 times Pitfall trap, 5 days, 1 times Winkler.

Elevations: collected from 225 - 1677 meters, 1176 meters average

Type specimens: syntype of Aenictus mariae: casent0903760

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