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Species: Cataulacus intrudens   (Smith, 1876) 

Classification:
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See Also:

Cataulacus intrudens_cf, Cataulacus intrudens intermedia, Cataulacus intrudens intermedius, Cataulacus intrudens rugosus, Cataulacus intrudens tristiculus

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2016)

Meranoplus intrudens Smith, 1876d PDF: 609, pl. 11, fig. 7 (w.q.m.) SOUTH AFRICA. Afrotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Combination in Cataulacus: Mayr, 1886c PDF: 364.
Senior synonym of Cataulacus batonga, Cataulacus baumi, Cataulacus densipunctatus, Cataulacus foveosquamosus, Cataulacus gazanus, Cataulacus hararicus, Cataulacus intermedius, Cataulacus johannae, Cataulacus pseudotrema, Cataulacus rugosus, Cataulacus subrugosus, Cataulacus umbilicatus and material of the unavailable names Cataulacus krugeri, Cataulacus tangana referred here: Bolton, 1974a PDF: 43; of Cataulacus bulawayensis: Bolton, 1995b: 138.

Distribution:


Afrotropical Region: Angola, Ethiopia, Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, Somalia, South Africa, Tanzania, Zimbabwe
Malagasy Region: Madagascar
Neotropical Region: Argentina

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Scientific Name Status Publication Pages ModsID GoogleMaps
Cataulacus intrudens   Forel, A., 1894, Abessinische und andere afrikanische Ameisen, gesammelt von Herrn Ingenieur Alfred Ilg, von Herrn Dr. Liengme, von Herrn Pfarrer Missionar P. Berthoud, Herrn Dr. Arth. Müller, etc., Mitteilungen der Schweizerischen Entomologischen Gesellschaft 9, pp. 64-100: 78, (download) 78 3950
Cataulacus intrudens   Emery, C., 1895, Voyage de M. E. Simon dans l'Afrique australe (janvier-avril 1893). 3 e mémoire. Formicides., Annales de la Société Entomologique de France 64, pp. 15-56: 27-28, (download) 27-28 3788
Cataulacus intrudens   Mayr, G., 1895, Afrikanische Formiciden., Annalen des Naturhistorischen Museums in Wien 10, pp. 124-154: 129, (download) 129 4387

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 7 times found in rainforest, 5 times found in disturbed dry forest, 5 times found in degraded rainforest, 2 times found in littoral forest, 1 times found in tropical dry forest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 11 times ex dead twig above ground, 4 times on low vegetation, 1 times under stone, 1 times sifted litter, 1 times on low vegn., 1 times ex rotten log, 1 times canopy.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 1 times 3 MaxiWinks, mixed samples, 1 times Fog 16-BK.

Elevations: collected from 37 - 937 meters, 422 meters average

Type specimens: Holotype of Cataulacus umbilicatus: casent0900262; syntype of Cataulacus baumi batonga bulawayensis: casent0909220; syntype of Cataulacus johannae: casent0101247, casent0101248, casent0101249, casent0101250, casent0101608; syntype of Cataulacus baumi: casent0904882, casent0909218; syntype of Cataulacus baumi batonga: casent0909219; syntype of Cataulacus baumi gazanus: casent0912553; syntype of Cataulacus baumi pseudotrema: casent0912555; syntype of Cataulacus baumi pseudotrema tangana: casent0912556; syntype of Cataulacus foveosquamosus: casent0912552; syntype of Cataulacus hararicus: casent0909224; syntype of Cataulacus intrudens intermedius: casent0912554; syntype of Cataulacus intrudens rugosus: casent0909234; syntype of Cataulacus rugosus subrugosus: casent0912557; syntype of Meranoplus intrudens: casent0919586; type of Cataulacus johannae var. aequinotus: focol2131



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