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Species: Anochetus traegaordhi   Mayr, 1904 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2021)

Anochetus traegaordhi Mayr, 1904b PDF: 2 (w.) SUDAN. Afrotropic. Primary type information: Type-material: holotype worker. Type-locality: Sudan: Khartoum (no collector’s name). Type-depository: NHRS. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

[Misspelled as trägaordi by Karavaiev, 1911b PDF: 3.].
Senior synonym of Anochetus sudanicus: Brown, 1978c PDF: 559; Bolton, 1995b: 66.
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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Cameroon, Congo, Egypt, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Ghana, Guinea, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Mozambique, South Africa, South Sudan, Sudan, Tanzania, Zimbabwe
    Asia: Saudi Arabia, Yemen
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Afrotropical, Palearctic

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, 1 times found in Forest - riverine, 1 times found in Riverine, Dichrostachys scrub times found in savanna, 1 times found in Acacia Closed Woodland (in Sekhukhune Plains Bushveld), 1 times found in Sclerocarya - Bolusanthus Open Woodland (in Sekhukhune Mountain Bushveld), 1 times found in Combretum / Commiphora thicket, 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, 1 times Ground strays, 1 times ex soil.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 6 times Pitfall trap, 1 times Digging, 1 times search, 1 times Hand, 1 times Nest.

Elevations: collected from 40 - 1458 meters, 731 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1917-02-09 and 2019-01-08

Type specimens: Paratype: sam-ent-011549; paratype of Anochetus angusticornis: casent0902453; Syntype: sam-ent-011548; syntype of Anochetus gracilicornis: casent0915168; syntype of Anochetus silvaticus: casent0913742, casent0915477; type of Anochetus gracilicornis: focol1040

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