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Species: Anochetus longifossatus   Mayr, 1897 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2020)

Anochetus longifossatus Mayr, 1897 PDF: 425 (w.) SRI LANKA. Indomalaya. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Asia: Sri Lanka
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Treatment Citation: 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

Group of longifossatusHNS. Small forms with reduced eyes and light pigmentation, axially compressed petiolar node, and smooth, shining pronotal disc, S and E Asia, from S India and Sri Lanka to Taiwan, Philippines and Malaya: longifossatusHNS, myopsHNS, pupulatusHNS, subcoecusHNS, and possibly one or more undescribed species.

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 0 times found in Forest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 0 times Winker, 1 times 35 in soil under rock.

Elevations: collected from 550 - 650 meters, 600 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1896-02-01 and 1988-01-15

Type specimens: syntype of Anochetus longifossatus: casent0907405, casent0915889; syntype of Anochetus longifossatus butteli: casent0902444; type of Anochetus longifossatus r. butteli: focol1044

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