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Species: Anochetus micans   Brown, 1978 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2017)

Anochetus micans Brown, 1978c: 557 (w.) COSTA RICA. Neotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

[First available use of Anochetus emarginatus testaceus micans Forel, 1908c PDF: 36; unavailable name.].


(based on species list records)
Neotropical Region: Americas, Bahamas, Belize, Central America, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Heredia, Honduras, Islas de la Bahía, Mexico, Petén, San José

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 11 times found in ridgetop cloud forest, 7 times found in ridgetop cloud forest, isolated peak with oak trees, 1 times found in wet forest, 4 times found in tropical moist forest, 1 times found in mature wet forest, 2 times found in montane wet forest, 2 times found in montane wet forest, near streams, 1 times found in park/garden, 1 times found in cloud forest edge, near pasture, 1 times found in littoral vegetation, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 10 times at bait, 9 times ex sifted leaf litter, 4 times beating veg., 1 times nest in soil of streambank, 3 times Malaise trap, 1 times under stone, 0.4m from PSW16011, 1 times tronc pourri, 1 times nocturnal ground forager(s), 1 times ground forager(s), 1 times beating vegetation, 1 times bajo de M/01, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 10 times baiting, 5 times Malaise, 7 times miniWinkler, 5 times beating, 3 times search, 1 times flight intercept trap, 1 times maxiWinkler, 1 times Night MiniWinkler.

Elevations: collected from 5 - 1800 meters, 742 meters average

Type specimens: syntype of Anochetus micans: casent0907420

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