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Genus: Aenictus   Shuckard, 1840 


Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2015)

180 species, 30 subspecies

Aenictus Shuckard, 1840b PDF: 266 . Type-species: Aenictus ambiguus, by original designation. AntCat AntWiki

Taxonomic history

[Note: Year lettering of references up to 2001 may not match AntCat lettering] Roger, 1863b: 36,41 (catalogue); Mayr, 1863: 394,457 (catalogue); Mayr, 1865: 17 (Aenictus, Typhlatta diagnoses); Mayr, 1879 PDF: 668 (Typhlatta species key); Dalla Torre, 1893: 7 (catalogue); Forel, 1901a PDF: 464 (India & Sri Lanka species key); Bingham, 1903: 6 (diagnosis, India, Sri Lanka & Burma species key); Ashmead, 1906: 24 (genera key); Emery, 1910b: 28 (diagnosis, catalogue); Arnold, 1915: 136, 137 (diagnosis, South Africa species key); Wheeler, W.M. 1922a: 751 (Afrotropical catalogue); Wheeler, 1930j PDF: 198, 207 (A. (Typhlatta) & Philippines A. (Aenictus) species keys); Chapman & Capco, 1951: 10 (Asia checklist); Wilson, 1964a PDF: 436 (Indo-Australian species, revision, key); Taylor & Brown, D.R. 1985: 52 (Australia catalogue); Taylor, 1987a: 6 (Australia, New Caledonia & New Zealand checklists); Billen & Gotwald, 1988: 293 (Dufour's gland); Terayama & Yamane, 1989 PDF: 602 (Indonesia, Sumatra species key); Dlussky, Soyunov & Zabelin, 1990 PDF: 179 (Turkmenistan species key); Bolton, 1990c: 1358 (diagnosis,morphology, phylogeny); Baroni Urbani, Bolton & Ward, 1992: 315 (phylogeny); Bolton, 1994: 12 (diagnosis, synoptic classification); Xu, 1994a: 118 (China species key); Bolton, 1995a: 1047 (census);Bolton, 1995b: 58 (catalogue); Wu, J. & Wang, 1995: 50 (China species key); Holldobler, Obermayer &Peeters, 1996: 158 (metatibial gland); Shattuck, 1999: 58 (Australia synopsis); Billen, Gobin & Ito, 1999: 307 (postpygidial gland); Zhou, 2001: 58 (China, Guangxi species key); Jaitrong & Yamane, 2010A PDF:329 (Southeast Asia silvestrii-assemblage speies revision, key); Jaitrong & Yamane, 2013 PDF (Southeast Asia Aenictus ceylonicus species group revision, key); Jaitrong & Wiwatwitaya, 2013 PDF (pachycerus-group diagnosis, Southeast Asia species key).

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