Anochetus dubius

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Anochetus dubius
Temporal range: Burdigalian, Early Miocene
Dominican amber, Dominican Republic
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ponerinae
Tribe: Ponerini
Genus: Anochetus
Species: A. dubius
Binomial name
Anochetus dubius
De Andrade, 1994

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Holotype Specimen Label



This taxon was described from Dominican Amber (Miocene).




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

  • dubius. †Anochetus dubius De Andrade, 1994: 15, fig. 17 (w.) DOMINICAN AMBER (Miocene).



  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 64, catalogue)
  • De Andrade, M. L. 1994c. Fossil Odontomachiti ants from the Dominican Republic (Amber Collection Stuttgart: Hymenoptera, Formicidae. VII: Odontomachiti). Stuttg. Beitr. Naturkd. Ser. B (Geol. Paläontol.) 199: 1-28 (page 15, fig. 17 worker described)