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Species: Calyptomyrmex barak   Bolton, 1981 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2021)

Calyptomyrmex barak Bolton, 1981a PDF: 62, figs. 28, 33 (w.q.) GHANA. Afrotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL
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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Cameroon, Central African Republic, Democratic Republic of Congo, Gabon, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Nigeria, Uganda, Zimbabwe
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 8 times found in Rainforest, 2 times found in mature wet forest, 0 times found in Prim. forest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 4 times sifted litter (leaf mold, rotten wood), 2 times ex sifted leaf litter, 3 times ex rotten log, 1 times sous fougeres arbor, 0 times Sifted litter, wood, 0 times Sifted litter, 1 times rotten stump.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 5 times Tamisage de terreau, 3 times MW 50 sample transect, 5m, 2 times Winkler, 1 times Tamisage.

Elevations: collected from 40 - 2500 meters, 1260 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1953-08-17 and 2012-08-08

Type specimens: Holotype of Calyptomyrmex barak: casent0900984

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