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Species: Aenictogiton attenuatus   Santschi, 1919 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2020)

Aenictogiton elongatus var. attenuatus Santschi, 1919c PDF: 247, fig. 2 (m.) DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO. Afrotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Raised to species: Santschi, 1924b PDF: 199.


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Democratic Republic of Congo, Tanzania
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Treatment Citation: Santschi, F., 1924, Descriptions de nouveaux formicides africains et notes diverses. - II., Revue de Zoologie Africaine 12, pp. 195-224

74. - Aenictogiton attenuatus SantsHNS.

Je dois elever au rang d'espece cette forme que j'avais rattache come variete a A. elongatusHNS. Elle est beaucoup plus grele.

Congo belge: Elisabethville, Pweto (Dr. Gerard) cf. - Sankisia, 4 VI. 1918 (Dr. Rodhain) i [[ male ]].

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in forest, 1 times found in tropical forest.

Elevations: collected from 630 - 800 meters, 700 meters average

Type specimens: Holotype: casent0281202; Holotype of Aenictogiton elongatus attenuatus: casent0903958

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