First record of trap-jaw ant species of Genus Anochetus Mayr, 1861 (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) from Pakistan

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G. M. LAKHO
I. KHATRI
M. A. RUSTAMANI

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Two species of trap-jaw ant of Genus Anochetus Mayr, 1861 (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) from Pakistan were identified Anochetus graeffei Mayr, 1870 and. Anochetus madarasziMayr, 1897 were collected first time from territory of Pakistan. Some species are tree-living. These ants are predators of tiny insects and mainly famous to concentrate on termites, tapping their trap-like mouths, and nip to capture and restrain target. Keys along with notes are presented.

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