Calyptomyrmex brevis

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Calyptomyrmex brevis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Calyptomyrmex
Species: C. brevis
Binomial name
Calyptomyrmex brevis
Weber, 1943

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Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Democratic Republic of Congo, Ghana, Sudan (type locality).

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Nomenclature

The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's New General Catalogue, a catalogue of the world's ants.

  • brevis. Calyptomyrmex (Calyptomyrmex) brevis Weber, 1943c: 366, pl. 15, fig. 1 (w.) SUDAN. See also: Bolton, 1981a: 63.

Description

References

  • Bolton, B. 1981a. A revision of the ant genera Meranoplus F. Smith, Dicroaspis Emery and Calyptomyrmex Emery (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) in the Ethiopian zoogeographical region. Bull. Br. Mus. (Nat. Hist.) Entomol. 42: 43-81 (page 63, see also)
  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 83, catalogue)
  • Weber, N. A. 1943d. The ants of the Imatong Mountains, Anglo-Egyptian Sudan. Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool. 93: 263-389 (page 366, fig. 1 worker described)