Anochetus vallensis

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Anochetus vallensis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ponerinae
Tribe: Ponerini
Genus: Anochetus
Species: A. vallensis
Binomial name
Anochetus vallensis
Lattke, 1987

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Identification

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Distribution

Latitudinal Distribution Pattern

Latitudinal Range: 4.2° to 3.6°.

 
North
Temperate
North
Subtropical
Tropical South
Subtropical
South
Temperate

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Neotropical Region: Colombia (type locality).

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Biology

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Nomenclature

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

  • vallensis. Anochetus vallensis Lattke, 1987a: 355, figs. 1b, 2b (w.q.) COLOMBIA.
    • Type-material: holotype worker, paratype workers (number not stated), 2 paratype ergatoid queens.
    • Type-locality: Colombia: Valle, road to El Carmen, 1 km. S of Cali-Buenaventura raod exit, 1500 m., 28.ix.1975 (J. Lattke).
    • Type-depositories: MIZA (holotype); BMNH, FSCG, LACM, MCZC, MIZA, MZSP (paratypes).
    • Status as species: Brandão, 1991: 325; Bolton, 1995b: 66; Zabala, 2008: 135; Fernández & Guerrero, 2019: 516.
    • Distribution: Colombia.

Description

References

  • Lattke, J. E. 1987a [1986]. Two new species of neotropical Anochetus Mayr (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Insectes Soc. 33: 352-358 (page 355, figs. 1, 2 worker, queen described)

References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • Scott-Santos, C.P., F.A. Esteves, C.R.F. Brandao. 2008. Catalogue of "Poneromorph" ant type specimens (Hymenoptera, Formicidae) deposited in the Museu de Zoologia da Universidade de Sao Paulo, Brazil. Papeis Avulsos de Zoologia 48(11):75-88.