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Species: Anochetus micans   Brown, 1978 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2023)

Anochetus micans Brown, 1978c PDF: 557, 610 (w.) COSTA RICA. Neotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

[First available use of Anochetus emarginatus testaceus micans Forel, 1908; unavailable (infrasubspecific) name.]
As unavailable (infrasubspecific) name: Emery, 1911e PDF: 111; Wheeler, 1925a PDF: 9 (in key); Kempf, 1964f PDF: 238; Kempf, 1972b PDF: 22.
Status as species: Brandão, 1991 PDF: 325; Bolton, 1995b: 65; Branstetter & Sáenz, 2012 PDF: 262.
// Distribution


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Bahamas, Belize, Costa Rica, Guatemala, Guyana, Honduras
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

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 white sand savanna, 1 times found in mature wet forest, 2 times found in montane wet forest, near streams, 1 times found in park/garden, 1 times found in rainforest, 1 times found in dry scrub, ...

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

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

Elevations: collected from 5 - 1800 meters, 629 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1906-04-01 00:00:00.0 and 2019-07-03 00:00:00.0

Type specimens: syntype of Anochetus micans: casent0907420

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