Calyptomyrmex tamil

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Calyptomyrmex tamil
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Calyptomyrmex
Species: C. tamil
Binomial name
Calyptomyrmex tamil
Baroni Urbani, 1975

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Specimen Labels



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Oriental Region: Sri Lanka (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps


Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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

  • tamil. Calyptomyrmex tamil Baroni Urbani, 1975a: 398, figs. 2, 6 (w.) SRI LANKA.



  • Baroni Urbani, C. 1975a. Primi reperti del genere Calyptomyrmex Emery nel subcontinente Indiano. Entomol. Basil. 1: 395-411 (page 398, figs. 2, 6 worker described)
  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 83, catalogue)