Anochetus jonesi

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Anochetus jonesi
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ponerinae
Tribe: Ponerini
Genus: Anochetus
Species: A. jonesi
Binomial name
Anochetus jonesi
Arnold, 1926

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Afrotropical Region: South Africa (type locality).

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The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's Online Catalogue of the Ants of the World.

  • jonesi. Anochetus jonesi Arnold, 1926: 216, fig. 61 (w.q.m.) SOUTH AFRICA.
    • Type-material: syntype workers (number not stated), 1 syntype queen, 1 syntype male.
    • Type-locality: South Africa: Zululand, M’fongosi (W.E. Jones).
    • Type-depository: SAMC.
    • Status as species: Brown, 1978c: 557, 609; Bolton, 1995b: 64.
    • Distribution: South Africa.



  • Arnold, G. 1926. A monograph of the Formicidae of South Africa. Appendix. Ann. S. Afr. Mus. 23: 191-295 (page 216, fig. 61 worker, queen, male described)

References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • Arnold G. 1926. A monograph of the Formicidae of South Africa. Appendix. Annals of the South African Museum. 23: 191-295.
  • Brown Jr., W.L. 1978. Contributions toward a reclassification of the Formicidae. Part VI. Ponerinae, Tribe Ponerini, Subtribe Odontomachiti, Section B. Genus Anochetus and Bibliography. Studia Entomologia 20(1-4): 549-XXX
  • Medler J. T. 1980: Insects of Nigeria - Check list and bibliography. Mem. Amer. Ent. Inst. 30: i-vii, 1-919.