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Species: Cataulacus egenus   Santschi, 1911 

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Cataulacus egenus simplex

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2016)

Cataulacus egenus Santschi, 1911c PDF: 359. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

, fig (w.) CONGO.
Senior synonym of Cataulacus simplex: Bolton, 1974a PDF: 18.


Afrotropical Region: Congo, Democratic Republic of Congo, Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria, Uganda

Distribution Notes:

Reference for Kenya if not type: Kakamega Forest


Caste of types: (w)

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Scientific Name Status Publication Pages ModsID GoogleMaps
Cataulacus egenus   Santschi, F., 1924, Descriptions de nouveaux formicides africains et notes diverses. - II., Revue de Zoologie Africaine 12, pp. 195-224: 217, (download) 217 3607
Cataulacus egenus   Wheeler, W. M., 1922, The ants collected by the American Museum Congo Expedition., Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 45, pp. 39-269: 198, (download) 198 20597

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 2 times found in 2nd growth veg., 2 times found in 2â?? wet forest, 2 times found in 2° wet forest, 1 times found in mature forest edge.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times in live vine stem, 1 times stray workers, 1 times hollow dead stem, 1 times fresh treefall, 1 times on low veg..

Collected most commonly using these methods: 3 times search, 2 times hand collecting, 1 times Fogging Teclea nobilis.

Elevations: collected from 700 - 1600 meters, 1299 meters average

Type specimens: syntype of Cataulacus egenus: casent0912547

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