Anochetus variegatus

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Anochetus variegatus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ponerinae
Tribe: Ponerini
Genus: Anochetus
Species: A. variegatus
Binomial name
Anochetus variegatus
Donisthorpe, 1938

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Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Indo-Australian Region: New Guinea (type locality).

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




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

  • variegatus. Anochetus cato var. variegatus Donisthorpe, 1938d: 597 (w.) NEW GUINEA. Raised to species: Wilson, 1959a: 509.



  • Donisthorpe, H. 1938d. New species and varieties of ants from New Guinea. Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. 11(1): 593-599 (page 597, worker described)
  • Wilson, E. O. 1959c. Studies on the ant fauna of Melanesia V. The tribe Odontomachini. Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool. 120: 483-510 (page 509, raised to species)