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Genus: Cataulacus   Smith, 1853 


Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2015)

Extant: 65 species

Fossil: 3 species

Cataulacus Smith, 1853 PDF: 225 . Type-species: Cataulacus taprobanae, by subsequent designation of Bingham, 1903 PDF: 120. AntCat AntWiki

Taxonomic history

Mayr, 1865: 26 (diagnosis); Mayr, 1870a: 413 (Colombia + Panama (= New Grenada) species key, see under Procryptocerus); Forel, 1903a: 706 (India & Sri Lanka species key); Bingham, 1903: 121 (India, Sri Lanka & Burma species key); Wheeler, W.M. 1910g: 142 (diagnosis); Emery, 1914a: 39 (diagnosis (in key)); Arnold, 1917: 386 (diagnosis); Arnold, 1920a: 403 (South Africa species key); Wheeler, W.M. 1922a: 197 (diagnosis); Emery, 1924d: 294, 299 (Cataulacus, C. (Otomyrmex) diagnoses); Bolton, 1974a: 7 (revision of tribe, diagnosis, all species revision; Afrotropical & Malagasy species key: 13, Oriental & Malesian species key: 59); Wheeler, G.C. & Wheeler, J. 1976b: 59 (larvae, review & synthesis); Kugler, C. 1978a: 476 (sting structure); Bolton,1982: 354 (Afrotropical species, revised key); Bolton, 1994: 105 (synoptic classification); Bolton, 1995a: 1048 (census); Bolton, 2003: 55, 193 (diagnosis, synopsis).

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Cataulacus huberi is an armored tree-dwelling ant common across central Africa. Kibale forest, Uganda.
Image © Alex Wild.

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On 2013-08-22 04:05:38 Zach Lieberman modified Images
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