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Species: Calyptomyrmex claviseta   (Santschi, 1914) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Dicroaspis claviseta Santschi, 1914e: 27 (w.) SOUTH AFRICA. Afrotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Combination in Calyptomyrmex (Dicroaspis): Emery, 1915e PDF: 15; in Calyptomyrmex: Bolton, 1981a PDF: 71.


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in primary forest, 1 times found in montane rainforest.

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

Collected most commonly using these methods: 1 times W 1 large mixed sample, 1 times Pitfall trap.

Elevations: collected from 300 - 820 meters, 560 meters average

Type specimens: syntype of Dicroaspis claviseta: casent0913952

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