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Genus: Microdaceton   Santschi, 1913 


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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2023)

Extant: 4 valid species

Microdaceton Santschi, 1913g PDF: 478. Type-species: Microdaceton exornatum, by monotypy. AntCat AntWiki

Taxonomic history

[Microdaceton also described as new by Santschi, 1914e: 33.]
Microdaceton as genus: all authors.
Genus Microdaceton catalogues
Genus Microdaceton references
Arnold, 1917 PDF: 383 (diagnosis); Emery, 1924f PDF: 317 (diagnosis); Bolton, 1973a PDF: 344 (diagnosis); Bolton, 1983 PDF: 401 (diagnosis, all species revision, key); Bolton, 1994: 105 (synoptic classification); Bolton, 1995a PDF: 1050 (census); Bolton, 1999 PDF: 1675 (morphology, diagnosis, review of genus, phylogeny); Bolton, 2000: 26 (diagnosis, all species revision, key); Fisher & Bolton, 2016: 321 (diagnosis).

Taxon Page Images:

Microdaceton sp. Kibale forest, Uganda.
Image © Alex Wild. // Distribution


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Cameroon, Central African Republic, Democratic Republic of Congo, Gabon, Ghana, Guinea, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Mozambique, Rwanda, South Africa, Sudan, Swaziland, Tanzania, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
  Native biogeographic regions (according to species list records):

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