Anochetus katonae

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Anochetus katonae
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ponerinae
Tribe: Ponerini
Genus: Anochetus
Species: A. katonae
Binomial name
Anochetus katonae
Forel, 1907

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Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Cameroun, Central African Republic, Democratic Republic of Congo, Guinea, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Nigeria, South Africa, Uganda, United Republic of Tanzania.

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Biology

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Nomenclature

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

  • katonae. Anochetus grandidieri var. katonae Forel, 1907a: 1 (w.) TANZANIA. Raised to species and senior synonym of concinnus, durbanensis, gnomulus, lamottei, longiceps, occidentalis, parvus, punctatus: Brown, 1978c: 557 (see also p. 607).
  • longiceps. Anochetus parvus var. longiceps Santschi, 1914d: 331 (q.) CAMEROUN. Junior synonym of katonae: Brown, 1978c: 557.
  • occidentalis. Anochetus punctatus var. occidentalis Santschi, 1914d: 330 (w.) CAMEROUN. Junior synonym of katonae: Brown, 1978c: 557.
  • parvus. Anochetus parvus Santschi, 1914d: 330 (w.) NIGERIA. Junior synonym of katonae: Brown, 1978c: 557.
  • punctatus. Anochetus punctatus Santschi, 1914e: 13 (w.) SOUTH AFRICA. Junior synonym of katonae: Brown, 1978c: 557.
  • concinnus. Anochetus concinnus Santschi, 1920b: 9 (q.) DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO. Junior synonym of katonae: Brown, 1978c: 557.
  • durbanensis. Anochetus punctatus var. durbanensis Arnold, 1926: 215 (w.) SOUTH AFRICA. Junior synonym of katonae: Brown, 1978c: 557.
  • gnomulus. Anochetus gnomulus Bernard, 1953b: 214, fig. 6 (w.) GUINEA. Junior synonym of katonae: Brown, 1978c: 557.
  • lamottei. Anochetus lamottei Bernard, 1953b: 212, fig. 5 (w.) GUINEA. Junior synonym of katonae: Brown, 1978c: 557.

Description

References

  • 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, raised to species, and senior synonym of concinnus, durbanensis, gnomulus, lamottei, longiceps, occidentalis, parvus and punctatus)
  • Forel, A. 1907c. La faune malgache des fourmis et ses rapports avec les faunes de l'Afrique, de l'Inde, de l'Australie etc. Rev. Suisse Zool. 15: 1-6 (page 1, worker described)