(Subfamily Myrmicinae)


The genus Aphaenogaster was established by Mayr (1853), and is assigned to the tribe Pheidolini (Bolton 2003).


Aphaenogaster sp., worker, body in lateral view.

Aphaenogaster sp., worker, head in full-face view.


Twelve species have so far been found from Vietnam.

exasperata Wheeler [= sp. eg-22] Ba Be NP (Bac Can), Cuc Phuong NP (Ninh Binh), Pu Mat NP (Nghe An), Tay Yen Tu NP (Bac Giang), Van Ban (Lao Cai)
sp. eg-1 Sa Pa (Lao Cai)
sp. eg-2 Sa Pa (Lao Cai)
sp. eg-3 Sa Pa (Lao Cai)
sp. eg-4 Sa Pa (Lao Cai)
sp.eg-6 Ba Vi NP (Ha Noi), Sa Pa (Lao Cai)
sp. eg-10 Phu Quoc NP (Kien Giang)
sp. eg-17 Cuc Phuong (Ninh Binh), Ky Thuong NR (Quang Ninh), Pu Mat (Nghe An), Tay Yen Tu NP (Bac Giang)
sp. eg-18 Ba Vi NP (Ha Noi), Cuc Phuong (Ninh Binh), Pu Mat (Nghe An), Tam Dao NP (Vinh Phuc), Tay Yen Tu NP (Bac Giang)
sp. eg-21 Tam Dao NP (Vinh Phuc)
sp. eg-25 Nui Chua NP (Ninh Thuan)
sp. eg-26 Van Ban (Lao Cai)


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