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Species: Anochetus levaillanti   Emery, 1895 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2020)

Anochetus levaillanti Emery, 1895i PDF: 21 (w.) SOUTH AFRICA. Afrotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Arnold, 1915: 108 (q.).
See also: Brown, 1978c PDF: 594.

Taxon Page Images:

Anochetus levaillanti. Vaalleegte, Karoo, South Africa. Photos and collection by Philip Herbst

// Distribution


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Zimbabwe
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Scientific Name Status Publication Pages ModsID GoogleMaps
Anochetus levaillanti n. sp.  Emery, C., 1895, Voyage de M. E. Simon dans l'Afrique australe (janvier-avril 1893). 3 e mémoire. Formicides., Annales de la Société Entomologique de France 64, pp. 15-56: 7, (download) 7 3788
Anochetus levaillanti   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: 565, (download) 565 6757

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 5 times found in Nama Karoo on dolerite soils, 4 times found in Valley Bushland (goat trashed), 3 times found in Kathu Bushveld; Acacia erioloba woodland, 3 times found in Nama Karoo on calcrete, 2 times found in succulent karoo, 2 times found in grassland, 1 times found in Noms Mountain Desert, 2 times found in Pediment grassland, 1 times found in Bushmanland Arid Grassland, 2 times found in Natural vegetation on dolerite koppie, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times On flowering tree, 2 times 0, 1 times under stone, 1 times ground foragers, 0 times Dam. sand, 1 times Acacia & euphorbs.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 30 times Pitfall trap, 4 times Hand collected, 4 times Pitfall trap, 5 days, 2 times By Hand, 1 times Light Trap, 1 times Light Trap - Automatic, 1 times Malaise Trap, 1 times Sweepnet / Fogging, 1 times Yellow Pan Trap.

Elevations: collected from 40 - 1913 meters, 833 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1900-12-06 and 2019-09-16

Type specimens: syntype of Anochetus levaillanti: casent0903983

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