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Anochetus levaillanti. Vaalleegte, Karoo, South Africa. Photos and collection by Philip Herbst// Distribution
|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|
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 Natural vegetation on dolerite koppie, 2 times found in Karoid scrub on road verge, 2 times found in Pediment grassland, ...
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 Malaise Trap, 1 times Sweepnet / Fogging, 1 times Yellow Pan Trap, 1 times Light Trap, 1 times Light Trap - Automatic.
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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