Anochetus mordax

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Anochetus mordax
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Anochetus rufus)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ponerinae
Tribe: Ponerini
Genus: Anochetus
Species: Anochetus mordax
Donisthorpe, 1942

This taxon is not in use as it is currently considered to be a junior synonym of Anochetus rufus.


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

  • mordax. Anochetus mordax Donisthorpe, 1942d: 452 (w.) INDIA. Junior synonym of rufus: Brown, 1978c: 558.