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Species: Aenictus congolensis   Santschi, 1911 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2021)

Aenictus rixator var. congolensis Santschi, 1911g PDF: 207 (w.) CONGO. Afrotropic. Primary type information: Type-material: holotype worker. Type-locality: Congo (“Congo français”): (no further data) (A. Weiss). Type-depository: NHMB. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Santschi, 1917a PDF: 277 (q.).
Status as species: Santschi, 1917a PDF: 277 (redescription); Wheeler, 1922: 751; Bolton, 1995b: 59.
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Distribution:

  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Cameroon, Central African Republic, Congo, Gabon, Zambia
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Afrotropical

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in miombo woodland, 1 times found in rainforest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times ex soil, 1 times sifted litter (leaf mold, rotten wood).

Collected most commonly using these methods: 1 times MW 50 sample transect, 5m.

Elevations: collected from 420 - 1300 meters, 1006 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1905-04-06 and 2005-11-30

Type specimens: Cotypes Aenictus congolensis: mnhb000009; Cotypus A. congolensis: mnhg0011; syntype of Aenictus congolensis: casent0911419, casent0911420; syntype of Aenictus rixator congolensis: casent0911445



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