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Species: Calyptomyrmex kaurus   Bolton, 1981 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2021)

Calyptomyrmex kaurus Bolton, 1981a PDF: 64 (w.) GHANA. Afrotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL
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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Angola, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Gabon, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Mozambique, Togo
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 21 times found in Rainforest, 7 times found in Primary Forest, 1 times found in Primary forest, selectively logged 60 years previously, 1 times found in closed forest at foot of inselberg, 1 times found in dry forest, 1 times found in Prim. unlog. For..

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 13 times sifted litter (leaf mold, rotten wood), 6 times ex soil, 6 times Litter, 1 times In rotting log, 1 times Other, 1 times in leaf mould, 1 times ex. Rotten log, 1 times ex rotten log.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 12 times MW 50 sample transect, 5m, 6 times Winkler, 4 times Berlesate, 1 times Hand collected, 2 times Hand, 1 times Winkler sample, Site 1, W1.

Elevations: collected from 40 - 817 meters, 331 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1968-10-12 and 2019-11-14

Type specimens: Holotype of Calyptomyrmex kaurus: casent0900985; Syntype: sam-ent-011665

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