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Species: Anochetus pellucidus   Emery, 1902 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Anochetus pellucidus Emery, 1902c: 33 (w.) CAMEROUN. Afrotropic. AntCat AntWiki

Taxonomic history

Senior synonym of Anochetus aurifrons: Brown, 1978c: 558 (see also p. 605).


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Cameroon, Central African Republic, Congo, Gabon, Ghana, Kenya
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Distribution Notes:

Reference for Kenya if not type: Kakamega Forest


Caste of types: (w)

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Scientific Name Status Publication Pages ModsID GoogleMaps
Anochetus pellucidus   Santschi, F., 1923, Descriptions de nouveaux formicides Ethiopiens et notes diverses. - I., Revue de Zoologie Africaine 11, pp. 259-295: 267, (download) 267 3603
Anochetus pellucidus   Brown, WL Jr.,, 1978, Contributions toward a reclassification of the Formicidae. Part VI. Ponerinae, tribe Ponerini, subtribe Odontomachiti. Section B. Genus Anochetus and bibliography., Studia Entomologica 20, pp. 549-638: 605-606, (download) 605-606 6757

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 9 times found in rainforest, 2 times found in Primary forest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 2 times ex rotten log, 1 times sifted litter (leaf mold, rotten wood), 0 times Pyrethrum knockdown, cocoa.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 5 times Beat 25 sample transect, 10m, beating low vegetation, 2 times Canopy fog, 1 times beating low vegetation, 1 times Fogging ex Teclea nobilis, 1 times MW 50 sample transect, 5m.

Elevations: collected from 360 - 1600 meters, 609 meters average

Type specimens: syntype of Anochetus pellucidus: casent0903982; syntype of Anochetus pellucidus aurifrons: casent0915165

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