Anochetus pellucidus

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Anochetus pellucidus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ponerinae
Tribe: Ponerini
Genus: Anochetus
Species: A. pellucidus
Binomial name
Anochetus pellucidus
Emery, 1902

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Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Cameroun (type locality), Central African Republic, Guinea, Ivory Coast, Kenya.

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

  • pellucidus. Anochetus pellucidus Emery, 1902d: 33 (w.) CAMEROUN. Senior synonym of aurifrons: Brown, 1978c: 558 (see also p. 605).
  • aurifrons. Anochetus pellucidus var. aurifrons Santschi, 1910c: 351 (w.) CONGO. Junior synonym of pellucidus: Brown, 1978c: 558.



  • 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 558, senior synonym of aurifrons)
  • Emery, C. 1902c. Note mirmecologiche. Rend. Sess. R. Accad. Sci. Ist. Bologna (n.s.) 6: 22-34 (page 33, worker described)