The Ants of Africa
Genus Aenictus
Aenictus fuscovarius Gerstäcker

Aenictus fuscovarius Gerstäcker

return to key {link to the Hymenoptera Name Server} Type location Mozambique (Aenictus fuscovarius n. sp., Gerstäcker, 1859: 262) - no images on Antweb (at June 2014)
laetior (Aenictus fuscovarius Gerst. var. laevior n. var., Forel, 1910c: 249, male) from Ethiopia
magrettii (Aenictus Magrettii, Emery, 1892d: 569, illustrated, male; written after the description in Emery, 1892d: 569, illustrated; subspecies status by Emery, 1895j: 747) from Sudan, Errer-es-Saghir, Dr Magretti
sagittarius (Aenictus fuscovarius Gerst., st. sagittarius nov., Santschi, 1938a: 30, illustrated, male) from Egypt, Dakhla Oasis - see; males only described (see Bolton, 1995) .

From Senegal, as magrettii, from Gorée Island, by H. Brauns (in Wheeler, 1922) - this seeems likely to be an erroneous location.

Aenictus fuscovarius male genitaliaGerstäcker's (1859) description is at {original description}; and Santschi (1924b) gave a brief description and illustration of the male genitalia, this is at {original description}. Emery (1892a) gave a brief description and illustration of the male genitalia of magrettii, this is at {original description}. Emery's (1892d) fuller description of magrettii is at {original description}. Forel's (1910c) description of laetior is at {original description}. Santschi's (1938c) description of sagittarius is at {original description}.

{Aenictus fuscovarius magrettii}The photomontage of the type male of magrettii is collated from

See also the images of laetior at

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