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Species: Cataulacus huberi   André, 1890 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2021)

Cataulacus huberi André, 1890 PDF: 326 (w.) SIERRA LEONE. Afrotropic. Primary type information: Type-material: syntype workers (number not stated). Type-locality: Sierra Leone: (no further data) (A. Mocquerys). Type-depository: MNHN. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

André, 1895a PDF: 4 (q.); Bolton, 1974a PDF: 20 (m.).
Status as species: Dalla Torre, 1893 PDF: 138; André, 1895a PDF: 4; Mayr, 1895 PDF: 128; Santschi, 1910c PDF: 390; Wheeler, 1922: 914; Santschi, 1924b PDF: 217; Emery, 1924f PDF: 296; Wheeler, 1925b PDF: 1; Bolton, 1974a PDF: 19 (redescription); Bolton, 1982 PDF: 355 (in key); Bolton, 1995b: 138.
Material of the unavailable name Cataulacus huberi herteri luebensis referred here by Bolton, 1974a PDF: 19; Bolton, 1995b: 138.
// Distribution


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Burundi, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Democratic Republic of Congo, Ghana, Guinea, Malawi, Sierra Leone, Tanzania, Uganda
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Scientific Name Status Publication Pages ModsID GoogleMaps
Cataulacus huberi nov. sp.  André, E., 1890, Matériaux pour servir a la faune myrmécologique de Sierra-Leone (Afrique occidentale)., Revista de Entomologia 9, pp. 311-327: 326-327, (download) 326-327 6879
Cataulacus huberi   Santschi, F., 1924, Descriptions de nouveaux formicides africains et notes diverses. - II., Revue de Zoologie Africaine 12, pp. 195-224: 217, (download) 217 3607

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 9 times found in rainforest, 2 times found in mature wet forest, 2 times found in primary forest, 1 times found in Sec. For. near river, 1 times found in Tropical forest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 4 times sifted litter (leaf mold, rotten wood), 1 times in treefall gap, 2 times on low vegetation, 1 times Covery 60%, 1 times Canopy, cover 80%, 1 times Canopy cover 80%.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 2 times Canopy fogging, 4 times MW 50 sample transect, 5m, 2 times search, 3 times Beat 25 sample transect, 10m, beating low vegetation, 1 times Can. fog. by night, 1 times Hand collected.

Elevations: collected from 180 - 2700 meters, 1108 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1901-12-31 and 2017-11-29

Type specimens: not part of type series: casent0915358; syntype of Cataulacus huberi: casent0909225, casent0919585; syntype of Cataulacus huberi herteri: casent0904885, casent0909226; syntype of Cataulacus huberi herteri luebensis: casent0912551; Type of Cataulacus huberi race herteri: mracfor000390, mracfor000391, mracfor000392; type of Cataulacus huberi var. longispinus: focol2132

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