Anochetus lucidus

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Anochetus lucidus
Temporal range: Burdigalian, Early Miocene Dominican amber, Dominican Republic
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ponerinae
Tribe: Ponerini
Genus: Anochetus
Species: A. lucidus
Binomial name
Anochetus lucidus
De Andrade, 1994

Anochetus lucidus SMNSDO2846-1 01.jpg

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Holotype Specimen Label



This taxon was described from Dominican amber, Dominican Republic (Burdigalian, Early Miocene).



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

  • lucidus. †Anochetus lucidus De Andrade, 1994: 19, fig. 19 (w.) DOMINICAN AMBER (Dominican Republic, Miocene).
    • Status as species: Bolton, 1995b: 64.

Holotype: Staatliches Museum fur Naturkunde Stuttgart, no. DO-2846-1.



  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 64, catalogue)
  • De Andrade, M. L. 1994c. Fossil Odontomachiti ants from the Dominican Republic (Amber Collection Stuttgart: Hymenoptera, Formicidae. VII: Odontomachiti). Stuttg. Beitr. Naturkd. Ser. B (Geol. Paläontol.) 199: 1-28 (page 19, fig. 19 worker described)