Anochetus horridus

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Anochetus horridus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ponerinae
Tribe: Ponerini
Genus: Anochetus
Species: A. horridus
Binomial name
Anochetus horridus
Kempf, 1964

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Neotropical Region: Brazil (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.

  • horridus. Anochetus (Stenomyrmex) horridus Kempf, 1964f: 239, figs. 4, 8, 12, 14 (gynecoid w.) BRAZIL. Wheeler, G.C. & Wheeler, J. 1971b: 1212 (l.). See also: Brown, 1978c: 612.



  • 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 612, see also)
  • Kempf, W. W. 1964f. The ants of the genus Anochetus (Stenomyrmex) in Brazil (Hym., Formicidae). Stud. Entomol. 7: 237-246 (page 239, figs. 4, 8, 12, 14 (gynecoid worker ))
  • Wheeler, G. C.; Wheeler, J. 1971b. Ant larvae of the subfamily Ponerinae: second supplement. Ann. Entomol. Soc. Am. 6 64: 1197-1217 (page 1212, larva described)