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Species: Aenictogiton emeryi   Forel, 1913 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2021)

Aenictogiton emeryi Forel, 1913b PDF: 315 (m.) DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO. Afrotropic. Primary type information: Type-material: holotype male. Type-locality: Democratic Republic of Congo (“Congo belge”): Katanga, Lubumbashi valley (Buttgenbach). Type-depository: MRAC. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Status as species: Wheeler, 1922: 750; Santschi, 1924b PDF: 200 (in key); Brown, 1975 PDF: 45; Bolton, 1995b: 58.
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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Democratic Republic of Congo, Malawi, Zambia
  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

75. - Aenictogiton emeryiHNS For.

Congo beige: Kambove XI. 1918 (Dr. Gerard) 2 [[ male ]], et Lusindoi 27 - VIII. 1911 (L. Burgeon) 1 [[ male ]]. Musee du Congo.

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 9 times found in miombo woodland.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times under stone.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 3 times UV light, 30-7 times UV light, 6, 30 -7 times at light, UV 6, 30 PM times UV light, 8.

Elevations: collected from 1230 - 1650 meters, 1369 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1911-08-27 and 2007-02-12

Type specimens: Holotype of Aenictogiton emeryi: casent0281198, casent0903960

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