Anochetus longifossatus

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Anochetus longifossatus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ponerinae
Tribe: Ponerini
Genus: Anochetus
Species: A. longifossatus
Binomial name
Anochetus longifossatus
Mayr, 1897

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Identification

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Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Oriental Region: Sri Lanka (type locality).


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Biology

Castes

Worker

Nomenclature

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

  • longifossatus. Anochetus longifossatus Mayr, 1897: 425 (w.) SRI LANKA. Senior synonym of butteli: Brown, 1978c: 557.
  • butteli. Anochetus longifossatus r. butteli Forel, 1913k: 18 (w.) SRI LANKA. Junior synonym of longifossatus: Brown, 1978c: 557.

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 557, senior synonym of butteli)
  • Mayr, G. 1897. Formiciden aus Ceylon und Singapur. Természetr. Füz. 20: 420-436 (page 425, worker described)