Anochetus angusticornis

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Anochetus angusticornis
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Anochetus traegaordhi)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ponerinae
Tribe: Ponerini
Genus: Anochetus
Species: Anochetus angusticornis
Arnold, 1946

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


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

  • angusticornis. Anochetus angusticornis Arnold, 1946: 56 (w.q.) ZIMBABWE. Junior synonym of traegaordhi: Brown, 1978c: 559.


  • Arnold, G. 1946. New species of African Hymenoptera. No. 6. Occas. Pap. Natl. Mus. South. Rhod. 2: 49-97 (page 56, worker, queen described)
  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 63, catalogue)
  • 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 559, junior synonym of traegaordhi)