Anochetus punctaticeps

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Anochetus punctaticeps
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ponerinae
Tribe: Ponerini
Genus: Anochetus
Species: A. punctaticeps
Binomial name
Anochetus punctaticeps
Mayr, 1901

Anochetus punctaticeps sam-hym-c007206a profile 1.jpg

Anochetus punctaticeps sam-hym-c007206a dorsal 1.jpg

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Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: South Africa (type locality).

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Biology

Castes

Male

Nomenclature

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

  • punctaticeps. Anochetus punctaticeps Mayr, 1901b: 4 (w.) SOUTH AFRICA. See also: Brown, 1978c: 606.

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 606, see also)
  • Mayr, G. 1901b. Südafrikanische Formiciden, gesammelt von Dr. Hans Brauns. Ann. K-K. Naturhist. Mus. Wien 16: 1-30 (page 4, worker described)