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Species: Cataulacus brevisetosus   Forel, 1901 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Cataulacus brevisetosus Forel, 1901g PDF: 305 (w.) ANGOLA. Afrotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

[Also described as new by Forel, 1903h: 560.].
Revived status as species: Santschi, 1939b PDF: 246; Bolton, 1974a PDF: 31.
Senior synonym of Cataulacus meduseus and material of the unavailable name Cataulacus plebeja referred here: Bolton, 1974a PDF: 31.


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Angola, Democratic Republic of Congo, Gabon, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Zimbabwe
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Distribution Notes:

Reference for Kenya if not type: Bolton 1974a


Caste of types: (w)

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in 2nd growth veg., 1 times found in primary forest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times on low veg..

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

Elevations: collected from 138 - 1470 meters, 1026 meters average

Type specimens: Holotype of Cataulacus brevisetosus: casent0909232; Paratype: sam-ent-011831; syntype of Cataulacus pygmaeus lujae plebeja: casent0912545

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