Contents Miscellaneous ants - Morocco
SUBFAMILY AENICTINAE - Genus Aenictus
Aenictus vaucheri Emery

Aenictus vaucheri Emery

return to key {link to the Hymenoptera Name Server} Type location Morocco (Aenictus vaucheri n., Emery, 1915a: 252, illustrated, queen; Santschi, 1936c: 198, worker) collector Vaucher, 5.i.1896
queen & worker only described (see Bolton, 1995) .


Emery's (1895j) description of the queen is at {original description}. Santschi's (1936c) description of the worker, collected at Ito, 4.v.1929, by Thery, is at {original description}.

Worker: TL 3.0 mm, TL ca 0.20 > HW; yellow, mandibles and anaterior of clypeus darker; smooth shiny; fine longish pilosity

Images of the type queen can be seen at http://www.antweb.org/specimenImages.do?name=casent0903754.


Oxford University Museum specimens

Aenictus vaucheri
B Taylor det.
Male

Morocco
J Reyes-Lopez & A Taheri
30.iv.2011
nr. Balota
3457.133' N 00531.666' W
altitude: 140m
Mosaic of scrub and open woodland with Pistacia lentiscus, Quercus suber, Calicotome villosa, Cistus spp.
 
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{original description}

{Aenictus vaucheri}The photomontage is of a specimen from Morocco,   collectors J Reyes-Lopez & A Taheri.

2012, 2008, 2014 - Brian Taylor CBiol FSB FRES
11, Grazingfield, Wilford, Nottingham, NG11 7FN, U.K.

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