Aenictus Shuckard, 1840 valid masculine
Aenictus Shuckard, 1840b: 266 Type-species: Aenictus ambiguus, by original designation.
  • Aenictus in Dorylidae: Shuckard, 1840b: 266; Smith, 1859c: 9; Smith, 1871b: 336.
  • Aenictus in Dorylinae: Mayr, 1865: 17 [Dorylidae]; Forel, 1878c: 365 (footnote) [Dorylidae]; Dalla Torre, 1893: 7; Brady et al., 2014: 5.
  • Aenictus in Dorylinae, Dorylini: Emery, 1895l: 765 [Dorylii]; Wheeler, 1910a: 137.
  • Aenictus in Ecitoninae, Ecitonini: Ashmead, 1905c: 381; Ashmead, 1906: 25.
  • Aenictus in Dorylinae, Ecitonini: Forel, 1893b: 163; Forel, 1901a: 464; Emery, 1910b: 28 [Ecitini]; Arnold, 1915: 136; Forel, 1917: 240; Wheeler, 1922: 634; Wheeler & Chapman, 1925: 47; Donisthorpe, 1943g: 620; Chapman & Capco, 1951: 10; Wheeler & Wheeler, 1985b: 256 (anachronism).
  • Aenictus in Dorylinae, Aenictini: Borgmeier, 1954c: 212; Borgmeier, 1955: 57; Dlussky & Fedoseeva, 1988: 79; Hölldobler & Wilson, 1990: 11.
  • Aenictus in Aenictinae, Aenictini: Bolton, 1990c: 1358; Baroni Urbani et al., 1992: 315; Bolton, 1994: 12; Wu & Wang, 1995a: 49; all subsequent authors.
  • [Enictus Walker, 1860: 306 and Smith, 1865a: 79; incorrect subsequent spellings.].
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[Note: Year lettering of references up to 2001 may not match AntCat lettering] Roger, 1863b: 36,41 (catalogue); Mayr, 1863a: 394,457 (catalogue); Mayr, 1865: 17 (Aenictus, Typhlatta diagnoses); Mayr, 1879: 668 (Typhlatta species key); Dalla Torre, 1893: 7 (catalogue); Forel, 1901a: 464 (India & Sri Lanka species key); Bingham, 1903: 6 (diagnosis, India, Sri Lanka & Burma species key); Ashmead, 1906: 24 (genera key); Emery, 1910b: 28 (diagnosis, catalogue); Arnold, 1915: 136, 137 (diagnosis, South Africa species key); Wheeler, 1922: 751 (Afrotropical catalogue); Wheeler, 1930j: 198, 207 (A. (Typhlatta) & Philippines A. (Aenictus) species keys); Chapman & Capco, 1951: 10 (Asia checklist); Wilson, 1964a: 436 (Indo-Australian species, revision, key); Taylor & Brown, D.R. 1985: 52 (Australia catalogue); Taylor, 1987a: 6 (Australia, New Caledonia & New Zealand checklists); Billen & Gotwald, 1988: 293 (Dufour's gland); Terayama & Yamane, 1989: 602 (Indonesia, Sumatra species key); Dlussky et al., 1990: 179 (Turkmenistan species key); Bolton, 1990c: 1358 (diagnosis,morphology, phylogeny); Baroni Urbani et al., 1992: 315 (phylogeny); Bolton, 1994: 12 (diagnosis, synoptic classification); Xu, 1994a: 118 (China species key); Bolton, 1995a: 1047 (census);Bolton, 1995b: 58 (catalogue); Wu & Wang, 1995a: 50 (China species key); Hölldobler et al., 1996: 158 (metatibial gland); Shattuck, 1999: 58 (Australia synopsis); Billen et al., 1999: 307 (postpygidial gland); Zhou, 2001: 58 (China, Guangxi species key); Jaitrong & Yamane, 2010a: 329 (Southeast Asia silvestrii-assemblage species revision, key); Jaitrong & Yamane, 2013 (Southeast Asia Aenictus ceylonicus species group revision, key); Jaitrong & Wiwatwitaya, 2013 (pachycerus-group diagnosis, Southeast Asia species key); Yamane & Wang, 2015: 53 (pachycerus-group, Borneo); Staab, 2015: 137 (ceylonicus-group, key to Chinese members); Borowiec, 2016: 78 (worker, male diagnosis); Cantone, 2017: 127 (brief male diagnosis); Jaitrong & Ruangsittichai, 2018: 112 (Asia wroughtonii species group key)

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Extant: 187 valid species, 30 valid subspecies

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