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Species: Cataulacus horridus   Smith, 1857 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2021)

Cataulacus horridus Smith, 1857a PDF: 81, pl. 2, fig. 3 (w.) BORNEO. Indomalaya. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

[Bolton gave priority to Cataulacus insularis but priority should rightly be given to Cataulacus horridus, on first reviser principle based on Wheeler's attribution: Bolton, 1995b: 138.]
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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Asia: Borneo, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Thailand
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Scientific Name Status Publication Pages ModsID GoogleMaps
Cataulacus horridus   Smith, F., 1857, Catalogue of the hymenopterous insects collected at Sarawak, Borneo; Mount Ophir, Malacca; and at Singapore, by A. R. Wallace., Journal of the Proceedings of the Linnean Society of London, Zoology 2, pp. 42-88: 81, (download) 81 2588
Cataulacus horridus   Smith, F., 1858, Catalogue of the hymenopterous insects in the collection of the British Museum. Part VI. Formicidae., London: British Museum: 196, (download) 196 8127

Specimen Habitat Summary

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

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times on low vegetation, 1 times Foraging.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 1 times Hand, 1 times search.

Elevations: collected from 30 - 230 meters, 102 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1988-11-20 and 2014-07-22

Type specimens: Holotype of Cataulacus insularis: casent0901448; syntype of Cataulacus horridus: casent0900259, casent0901449

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