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Species: Calyptomyrmex foreli   Emery, 1915 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2022)

Calyptomyrmex (Dicroaspis) foreli Emery, 1915e PDF: 15. AntCat AntWiki

Taxonomic history

Replacement name for Calyptomyrmex emeryi (Forel, 1910). [Junior secondary homonym of Calyptomyrmex emeryi Forel, 1901.]
Status as species: Wheeler, 1922: 887; Emery, 1924f PDF: 225; Finzi, 1939a PDF: 165; Bolton, 1981a PDF: 67 (redescription); Bolton, 1995b: 83; Hita Garcia et al., 2013 PDF: 208; Madl, 2019 PDF: 14.
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Distribution:

  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, South Africa
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Afrotropical

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 8 times found in grassland.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 2 times leaf litter.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 4 times Pitfall trap, 3 times Winkler, 1 times Hand collected.

Elevations: collected from 1297 - 1555 meters, 1397 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1906-03-01 00:00:00.0 and 2006-01-20 00:00:00.0

Type specimens: Paratype: sam-ent-011659, sam-ent-011660, sam-ent-011662; syntype of Calyptomyrmex foreli: casent0904679; syntype of Calyptomyrmex pusillus: casent0913953; syntype of Dicroaspis emeryi: casent0908926



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