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Species: Calyptomyrmex claviseta   (Santschi, 1914) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2022)

Dicroaspis claviseta Santschi, 1914e: 27 (w.) SOUTH AFRICA. Afrotropic. Primary type information: Primary type material: 2 syntype workers. Primary type locality: South Africa: Natal, Pietermaritzburg, 21.iii.1905 (I. Trägårdh). Primary type depository: NHMB. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Combination in Calyptomyrmex: Bolton, 1981a PDF: 71.
Status as species: Arnold, 1917 PDF: 362; Wheeler, 1922: 887; Emery, 1924f PDF: 225; Bolton, 1981a PDF: 71 (redescription); Bolton, 1995b: 83.
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Distribution:

  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Afrotropical

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 2 times found in primary forest, 1 times found in Shade coffee, 1 times found in Coffee/Banana, 1 times found in Eucalyptus, 1 times found in Forest - Indigenous, 1 times found in Grassland - n/slope, 1 times found in montane rainforest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times leaf litter, 1 times sifted litter (leaf mold, rotten wood).

Collected most commonly using these methods: 4 times Pitfall trap, 1 times Winkler, 2 times Pitfall, Baits, Litter sieving/Winkler, Aspirator, 1 times Litter Sieving + Winkler, 1 times W 1 large mixed sample.

Elevations: collected from 300 - 1972 meters, 1069 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1941-04-01 and 2015-08-14

Type specimens: syntype of Dicroaspis claviseta: casent0913952



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