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Species: Anochetus traegaordhi   Mayr, 1904 

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Anochetus traegaordhi_cf, Anochetus traegaordhi_nr

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2020)

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).


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Cameroon, Egypt, Ethiopia, Ghana, Guinea, Ivory Coast, Kenya, South Africa, South Sudan, Sudan, Zimbabwe
    Asia: Saudi Arabia
  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 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, 1 times Ground strays, 1 times au bord dun ruisseau.

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

Elevations: collected from 40 - 1900 meters, 796 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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