Anochetus elegans

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Anochetus elegans
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ponerinae
Tribe: Ponerini
Genus: Anochetus
Species: A. elegans
Binomial name
Anochetus elegans
Lattke, 1987

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Neotropical Region: Colombia (type locality).

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The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's New General Catalogue, a catalogue of the world's ants.

  • elegans. Anochetus elegans Lattke, 1987a: 353, figs. 1, 2 (w.) COLOMBIA.



  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 64, catalogue)
  • Lattke, J. E. 1987a [1986]. Two new species of neotropical Anochetus Mayr (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Insectes Soc. 33: 352-358 (page 353, figs. 1, 2 worker described)