Anochetus oriens

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Anochetus oriens
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ponerinae
Tribe: Ponerini
Genus: Anochetus
Species: A. oriens
Binomial name
Anochetus oriens
Kempf, 1964


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Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Neotropical Region: Brazil (type locality).

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

  • oriens. Anochetus (Stenomyrmex) oriens Kempf, 1964f: 240, figs. 2, 6, 10, 13 (w.) BRAZIL (Espirito Santo).
    • Type-material: holotype worker.
    • Type-locality: Brazil: Espirito Santo State, Parque Sooretama, 30.viii.1961 (F.M. de Oliveira).
    • Type-depository: MZSP.
    • Status as species: Kempf, 1972a: 22; Brown, 1978c: 558, 612; Bolton, 1995b: 65; Feitosa, 2015c: 98.
    • Distribution: Brazil.



  • Kempf, W. W. 1964f. The ants of the genus Anochetus (Stenomyrmex) in Brazil (Hym., Formicidae). Stud. Entomol. 7: 237-246 (page 240, figs. 2, 6, 10, 13 worker described)