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Species: Cataulacus traegaordhi   Santschi, 1914 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Cataulacus traegaordhi Santschi, 1914e: 24, fig. 3 (w.q.m.) SOUTH AFRICA. Afrotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Junior synonym of Cataulacus pygmaeus: Bolton, 1974a PDF: 48.
Revived from synonymy and senior synonym of Cataulacus marleyi, Cataulacus suddensis, Cataulacus ugandensis: Bolton, 1982 PDF: 359.


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Cameroon, South Africa, Sudan, Swaziland, Uganda, Zambia
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Distribution Notes:

Reference for Kenya if not type: Kakamega Forest


Caste of types: (w)

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Treatment Citation: Santschi, F., 1924, Descriptions de nouveaux formicides africains et notes diverses. - II., Revue de Zoologie Africaine 12, pp. 195-224

122. - Cataulacus traegaordhi SantsHNS.

Congo belge: Kai Bumba [[ worker ]] et Ganda Sundi [[ queen ]], (Dr. Sghouteden) - Stanleyville a Kilo (L. Burgeon) [[ queen ]]. Les [[ worker ]] different a peine du type par les mandibules moins striees (comme chez la var. ugandensisHNS) et les stries de la base du gastre legerement plus accusees.

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in Afromontane forest edge, 1 times found in miombo woodland.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times ex dead twig herb plant.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 1 times fogging, 1 times Malaise trap, 1 trap.

Elevations: collected from 800 - 1330 meters, 1065 meters average

Type specimens: syntype of Cataulacus traegaordhi: casent0912571; syntype of Cataulacus marleyi: casent0909227; syntype of Cataulacus traegaordhi ugandensis: casent0912572; Type of Cataulacus traegahordi: mracfor000495

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