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Species: Cataulacus taprobanae   Smith, 1853 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2020)

Cataulacus taprobanae Smith, 1853 PDF: 225, pl. 20, fig. 10 (w.) SRI LANKA. Indomalaya. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

// Distribution


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Asia: India, Sri Lanka
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Distribution Notes:

Sri Lanka

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Scientific Name Status Publication Pages ModsID GoogleMaps
Cataulacus taprobanae   Emery, C., 1893, Voyage de M. E. Simon à l'île de Ceylan (janvier - février 1892). 3 e Mémoire. Formicides., Annales de la Société Entomologique de France 62, pp. 239-258: 10, (download) 10 3767
Cataulacus taprobanae   Smith, F., 1858, Catalogue of the hymenopterous insects in the collection of the British Museum. Part VI. Formicidae., London: British Museum: 195, (download) 195 8127

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in 2ndgrowth veg./houses, 1 times found in riparian closed-forest.

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

Collected most commonly using these methods: 1 times search.

Elevations: collected at 710 m

Collect Date Range: collected between 1999-01-23 and 2001-07-12

Type specimens: Holotype of Cataulacus taprobane: casent0900254

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