Anochetus micans

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Anochetus micans
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ponerinae
Tribe: Ponerini
Genus: Anochetus
Species: A. micans
Binomial name
Anochetus micans
Brown, 1978

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Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Neotropical Region: Bahamas, Belize, Costa Rica (type locality), Guatemala, Honduras.

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The above specimen data are provided by AntWeb. Please see Anochetus micans for further details




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

  • micans. Anochetus micans Brown, 1978c: 557 (w.) COSTA RICA. [First available use of Anochetus (Stenomyrmex) emarginatus subsp. testaceus var. micans Forel, 1908b: 36; unavailable name.]



  • 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, worker described)
  • Forel, A. 1908c. Fourmis de Costa-Rica récoltées par M. Paul Biolley. Bull. Soc. Vaudoise Sci. Nat. 44: 35-72 (page 36, first available use of Anochetus (Stenomyrmex) emarginatus subsp. testaceus var. micans; unavailable name)