Calyptomyrmex foreli

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Calyptomyrmex foreli
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Calyptomyrmex
Species: C. foreli
Binomial name
Calyptomyrmex foreli
Emery, 1915

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Identification

Keys including this Species

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Eritrea, Ethiopia (type locality), Gabon, South Africa.


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Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's Online Catalogue of the Ants of the World.

  • foreli. Calyptomyrmex (Dicroaspis) foreli Emery, 1915g: 15.
    • Replacement name for Dicroaspis emeryi Forel, 1910c: 262. [Junior secondary homonym of Calyptomyrmex emeryi Forel, 1901h: 51.]
    • Status as species: Wheeler, W.M. 1922a: 887; Emery, 1924d: 225; Finzi, 1939a: 165; Bolton, 1891a: 67 (redescription); Bolton, 1995b: 83; Hita Garcia, et al. 2013: 208; Madl, 2019: 14.
    • Senior synonym of hartwigi: Bolton, 1981a: 67; Bolton, 1995b: 83.
    • Senior synonym of pusillus: Bolton, 1981a: 67; Bolton, 1995b: 83.
  • hartwigi. Calyptomyrmex arnoldi subsp. hartwigi Arnold, 1948: 220 (w.m.) SOUTH AFRICA.
    • Junior synonym of foreli: Bolton, 1981a: 67; Bolton, 1995b: 83.
  • pusillus. Calyptomyrmex (Dicroaspis) pusillus Santschi, 1915c: 256 (w.) GABON.
    • Status as species: Wheeler, W.M. 1922a: 887; Emery, 1924d: 225.
    • Junior synonym of foreli: Bolton, 1981a: 67; Bolton, 1995b: 83.

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 67, senior synonym of hartwigi and pusillus)
  • 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, replacement name for Dicroaspis emeryi Forel.)
  • Forel, A. 1901m. Formiciden des Naturhistorischen Museums zu Hamburg. Neue Calyptomyrmex-, Dacryon-, Podomyrma- und Echinopla-Arten. Mitt. Naturhist. Mus. Hambg. 18: 43-82 (page 51, junior secondary homonym of Calyptomyrmex emeryi Forel)

References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • Bolton B. 1981. 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.
  • Emery C. 1915. Formiche raccolte nell'Eritrea dal Prof. F. Silvestri. Bollettino del Laboratorio di Zoologia Generale e Agraria della Reale Scuola Superiore d'Agricoltura. Portici 10: 3-26.
  • Finzi B. 1939. Materiali zoologici dell'Eritrea raccolti da G. Müller durante la spedizione dell'Istituto Sieroterapico Milanese e conservati al Museo di Trieste. Parte III. Hymenoptera: Formicidae. Atti del Museo Civico di Storia Naturale di Trieste 14: 153-168.
  • Forel A. 1910. Ameisen aus der Kolonie Erythräa. Gesammelt von Prof. Dr. K. Escherich (nebst einigen in West-Abessinien von Herrn A. Ilg gesammelten Ameisen). Zoologische Jahrbücher. Abteilung für Systematik, Geographie und Biologie der Tiere 29: 243-274.
  • Madl M. 2019. Notes on the ant fauna of Eritrea (Insecta: Hymenoptera: Formicidae): type specimens deposited in the Natural History Museum Vienna (Austria) and a preliminary checklist. Ann. Naturhist. Mus. Wien, B 121: 9-18.
  • Santschi F. 1913. Glanures de fourmis africaines. Annales de la Société Entomologique de Belgique 57: 302-314.
  • Santschi F. 1915. Nouvelles fourmis d'Afrique. Annales de la Société Entomologique de France 84: 244-282.
  • Wheeler W. M. 1922. Ants of the American Museum Congo expedition. A contribution to the myrmecology of Africa. VIII. A synonymic list of the ants of the Ethiopian region. Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 45: 711-1004