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Species: Cataulacus insularis   Smith, 1857 

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Cataulacus horridus

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2023)

Cataulacus insularis Smith, 1857a PDF: 80, pl. 2, fig. 4 (m.) BORNEO (East Malaysia: Sarawak). Indomalaya. Primary type information: Primary type material: holotype male. Primary type locality: Malaysia (“Borneo”): Sarawak (“SAR”) (A.R. Wallace). Primary type depository: OXUM. AntCat AntWiki

Taxonomic history

Junior synonym of Cataulacus horridus: Wheeler, 1919f PDF: 93; Bolton, 1974a PDF: 84 (redescription); Bolton, 1995b: 138.
[Note: Bolton, 1974a PDF: 84, gave Cataulacus insularis as senior synonym, but Cataulacus horridus has priority on first reviser principle, based on the attribution by Wheeler, 1919f PDF: 93 (Bolton, 1995b: 138).]
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  Geographic regions: Not found on any curated Geolocale/Taxon lists.

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

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Cataulacus insularis   Smith, F., 1857, Catalogue of the hymenopterous insects collected at Sarawak, Borneo; Mount Ophir, Malacca; and at Singapore, by A. R. Wallace., Journal of the Proceedings of the Linnean Society of London, Zoology 2, pp. 42-88: 80, (download) 80 2588
Cataulacus insularis   Smith, F., 1858, Catalogue of the hymenopterous insects in the collection of the British Museum. Part VI. Formicidae., London: British Museum, pp. -1--1: 197, (download) 197 8127

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