Anochetus gnomulus

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Anochetus gnomulus
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Anochetus katonae)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ponerinae
Tribe: Ponerini
Genus: Anochetus
Species: Anochetus gnomulus
Bernard, 1953

This taxon is not in use as it is currently considered to be a junior synonym of Anochetus katonae.

Nomenclature

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

  • gnomulus. Anochetus gnomulus Bernard, 1953b: 214, fig. 6 (w.) GUINEA. Junior synonym of katonae: Brown, 1978c: 557.

References

  • Bernard, F. 1953b [1952]. La réserve naturelle intégrale du Mt Nimba. XI. Hyménoptères Formicidae. Mém. Inst. Fr. Afr. Noire 19: 165-270 (page 214, fig. 6 worker described)
  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 64, catalogue)
  • Brown, W. L., Jr. 1978c. Contributions toward a reclassification of the Formicidae. Part VI. Ponerinae, tribe Ponerini, subtribe Odontomachiti. Section B. Genus Anochetus and bibliography. Stud. Entomol. 20: 549-638 (page 557, junior synonym of katonae)