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Species: Cataulacus moloch   Bolton, 1982 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2022)

Cataulacus moloch Bolton, 1982 PDF: 361, fig. 34 (w.) GHANA. Afrotropic. Primary type information: Primary type material: holotype worker. Primary type locality: Ghana: Pankese, 24.ix.1968 (C.A. Collingwood). Primary type depository: BMNH. Secondary type information: Secondary type material: 3 paratype workers. Secondary type localities: 1 paratype worker with same data as holotype, 2 paratype workers Nigeria: Onipe, CRIN, 11.vi.1975, tree 47-169 A63.1, black pod project (B. Taylor). Secondary type depository: BMNH. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Status as species: Bolton, 1995b: 139; Hita Garcia et al., 2013 PDF: 209.
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Distribution:

  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Democratic Republic of Congo, Ghana, Kenya, Nigeria
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Afrotropical

Distribution Notes:

Reference for Kenya if not type: Espira, 2001

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 2 times found in Garden.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 2 times Foraging.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 2 times Hand, 1 times Winkler sample, Site 2, W3.

Elevations: collected at 783 m

Collect Date Range: collected between 1925-10-18 00:00:00.0 and 2019-01-05 00:00:00.0

Type specimens: Holotype of Cataulacus moloch: casent0900270



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