The Ants of Africa
Genus Aenictus
Aenictus luteus Emery

Aenictus luteus Emery

return to key {link to the Hymenoptera Name Server} Type location Sierra Leone (Aenictus luteus n. sp., Emery, 1892d: 568, male, illustrated) from Assinie territory, collector Ch. Alluaud
subspecies moestus (Aenictus luteus Em. v. moestus n. var., Santschi, 1930a: 56, illustrated, male) from Mali, from Koulouba, French Sudan, collected by Andrieu [location wrongly given as modern Sudan by Bolton, 1995] - see
males only described (see Bolton, 1995) .

Aenictus luteus male genitaliaEmery's (1892d) description is at {original description}. Santschi's (1930a) illustrated description of moestus is at {original description}.

Also from Ivory Coast, from Dimbroko, by Le Moult (in Wheeler, 1922).

Aenictus luteus maleThe photomontage is of the holotype male collated from

2007, 2009, 2010, 2013 - Brian Taylor CBiol FSB FRES
11, Grazingfield, Wilford, Nottingham, NG11 7FN, U.K.