Anochetus neglectus

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Anochetus neglectus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ponerinae
Tribe: Ponerini
Genus: Anochetus
Species: A. neglectus
Binomial name
Anochetus neglectus
Emery, 1894

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Neotropical Region: Argentina, Brazil (type locality), Colombia, Paraguay, Peru, Uruguay.

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

  • neglectus. Anochetus mayri subsp. neglectus Emery, 1894c: 188 (w.q.) BRAZIL. Raised to species, senior synonym of australis and material of the unavailable name nobilis referred here: Brown, 1978c: 558.
  • australis. Anochetus australis Emery, 1906c: 117, fig. 2 (w.) URUGUAY. Santschi, 1929d: 278 (q.). Subspecies of mayri: Emery, 1911d: 110; Bruch, 1915: 528. Junior synonym of neglectus: Brown, 1978c: 558.



  • 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 558, raised to species, senior synonym of australis, and material of the unavailable name nobilis referred here.)
  • Emery, C. 1894d. Studi sulle formiche della fauna neotropica. VI-XVI. Bull. Soc. Entomol. Ital. 26: 137-241 (page 188, worker, queen described)