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Species: Cataulacus striativentris   Santschi, 1924 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Cataulacus Wissmanni var. striativentris Santschi, 1924b PDF: 219 (w.) DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO. Afrotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Raised to species and senior synonym of Cataulacus donisthorpei: Bolton, 1974a PDF: 36.


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Democratic Republic of Congo, Kenya, Uganda
  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: 3 times found in tropical wet forest, 4 times found in moist evergreen forest, 3 times found in rainforest, 1 times found in 2nd growth veg., 1 times found in coastal deciduous forest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 6 times on low vegetation, 1 times dead stem, 1 times beating vegetation, 1 times low vegetation, 1 times fresh treefall.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 2 times hand collecting, 1 times beat sheet, 1 times Fogging Teclea nobilis, 1 times search, 1 times beating low vegetation.

Elevations: collected from 80 - 1600 meters, 1274 meters average

Type specimens: Holotype of Cataulacus donisthorpei: casent0900265; syntype of Cataulacus striativentris: casent0912566; syntype of Cataulacus donisthorpei: casent0912567; Type of Cataulacus striativentris: mracfor000446

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