Anochetus inermis

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Anochetus inermis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ponerinae
Tribe: Ponerini
Genus: Anochetus
Species: A. inermis
Binomial name
Anochetus inermis
André, 1889

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Identification

Distribution

This taxon was described from Trinidad and Tobago. It is also found in Colombia, Venezuela and Barbados.

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Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • inermis. Anochetus (Stenomyrmex) inermis André, 1889: 221 (w.) TRINIDAD. Forel, 1897b: 298 (m.); Wheeler, G.C. & Wheeler, J. 1976a: 60 (l.). Senior synonym of meinerti: Brown, 1978c: 557.
  • meinerti. Anochetus inermis var. meinerti Forel, 1905b: 156 (w.) VENEZUELA. Wheeler, W.M. 1916d: 323 (q.m.). Junior synonym of inermis: Brown, 1978c: 557.

Description

References

The following references are based on the 2007 CD version of the New General Catalogue.

  • André, E. 1889. Hyménoptères nouveaux appartenant au groupe des Formicides. Rev. Entomol. (Caen) 8: 217-231 (page 221, worker described)
  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 64, 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 557, senior synonym of meinerti)
  • Forel, A. 1897b. Quelques Formicides de l'Antille de Grenada récoltés par M. H. H. Smith. Trans. Entomol. Soc. Lond. 1897: 297-300 (page 298, male described)
  • Wheeler, G. C.; Wheeler, J. 1976a. Supplementary studies on ant larvae: Ponerinae. Trans. Am. Entomol. Soc. 102: 41-64 (page 60, larva described)

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