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Species: Calyptomyrmex kaurus   Bolton, 1981 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2017)

Calyptomyrmex kaurus Bolton, 1981a PDF: 64 (w.) GHANA. Afrotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL


Afrotropical Region: Africa, Angola, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Eastern, Eastern Africa, Gabon, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Middle Africa, Mozambique, Ogooué-Maritime, Sangha-Mbaéré, South, Western Africa, Woleu-Ntem

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 17 times found in Rainforest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 13 times sifted litter (leaf mold, rotten wood), 1 times in leaf mould, 1 times ex rotten log.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 12 times MW 50 sample transect, 5m, 2 times Berlesate, 1 times Winkler sample, Site 1, W1.

Elevations: collected from 40 - 817 meters, 426 meters average

Type specimens: Holotype of Calyptomyrmex kaurus: casent0900985

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