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Species: Anochetus traegaordhi   Mayr, 1904 

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See Also:

Anochetus traegaordhi_cf, Anochetus traegaordhi_nr

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2018)

Anochetus traegaordhi Mayr, 1904b PDF: 2 (w.) SUDAN. Afrotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Senior synonym of Anochetus silvaticus: Brown, 1964d PDF: 215; of Anochetus angusticornis, Anochetus gracilicornis (and its junior synonym Anochetus sudanicus): Brown, 1978c: 559 (see also p. 598).


Afrotropical Region: Africa, Cameroon, Congo, Eastern Africa, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Ghana, Guinea, Ivory Coast, Kenya, KwaZulu-Natal, Limpopo, Middle Africa, Mozambique, South Africa, South Sudan, Southern Africa, Sudan, Tanzania, Western Africa, YeDebub Bihēroch Bihēreseboch na Hizboch, Zimbabwe
Indomalaya Region: Asia
Palearctic Region: Al Bahah, Egypt, Northern Africa, Saudi Arabia, Western Asia, Yemen

Distribution Notes:

Reference for Kenya if not type: Brown 1978c


Caste of types: (w)

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 3 times found in riparian scrub next to banana field, 1 times found in riverine, woodland, 1 times found in woodland, 0 times found in Rainforest, 1 times found in Sclerocarya - Bolusanthus Open Woodland (in Sekhukhune Mountain Bushveld), 1 times found in Acacia Closed Woodland (in Sekhukhune Plains Bushveld), 1 times found in forêt.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 3 times under stone, 1 times under a stone, 1 times saw nest/nest entrance, 0 times Ground strays.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 2 times Pitfall trap, 1 times search.

Elevations: collected from 40 - 1458 meters, 723 meters average

Type specimens: paratype of Anochetus angusticornis: casent0902453; syntype of Anochetus gracilicornis: casent0915168; syntype of Anochetus silvaticus: casent0913742, casent0915477; type of Anochetus gracilicornis: focol1040

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