Calyptomyrmex claviseta

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Calyptomyrmex claviseta
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Calyptomyrmex
Species: C. claviseta
Binomial name
Calyptomyrmex claviseta
(Santschi, 1914)

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Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: South Africa (type locality), United Republic of Tanzania.

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Biology

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Nomenclature

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

  • claviseta. Dicroaspis claviseta Santschi, 1914e: 27 (w.) SOUTH AFRICA. Combination in Calyptomyrmex (Dicroaspis): Emery, 1915g: 15; in Calyptomyrmex: Bolton, 1981a: 71.

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 71, combination in Calyptomyrmex)
  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 83, catalogue)
  • Emery, C. 1915e. Formiche raccolte nell'Eritrea dal Prof. F. Silvestri. Boll. Lab. Zool. Gen. Agrar. R. Sc. Super. Agric. 10: 3-26 (page 15, combination in Calyptomyrmex (Dicroaspis))
  • Santschi, F. 1914e. Meddelanden från Göteborgs Musei Zoologiska Afdelning. 3. Fourmis du Natal et du Zoulouland récoltées par le Dr. I. Trägårdh. Göteb. K. Vetensk. Vitterh. Samh. Handl. 15: 1-44 (page 27, worker described)