Aphaenogaster Mayr

Mohamed, S., Zalat, S. & Fadl, H., 2001, Taxonomy of ant species (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) collected by pitfall traps from Sinai and Delta region, Egypt., Egyptian Journal of Natural History 3, pp. 40-61: 49

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http://doi.org/ 10.4314/ejnh.v3i1.30001

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scientific name

Aphaenogaster Mayr
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Genus: Aphaenogaster Mayr  HNS  , 1853

Aphaenogaster Mayr  HNS  , 1853: Verh. zool.-Bot. Ges. Wien. 3:101-114.

Distribution: Palaearctic, Ethiopian (Madagascar only), Oriental, Australian, Nearctic & Neotropical regions.

Key to species

1- Head very slender, nearly twice as long as broad, with faint longitudinal sculptures on anterior half, propodeum armed with two blunt tubercles (Fig.28) .................................. ... Aphaenogaster phillipsi Wheeler & Mann  HNS 

- Head normal, nearly as long as broad, with, strong sculptures; propodeum armed with two acute spines (Fig.29) ............................. ................. Aphaenogaster syriacum Emery  HNS