Cataulacus brookei

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Cataulacus brookei
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Cataulacus hispidulus)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Cataulacus
Species: Cataulacus brookei
Forel, 1901

This taxon is not in use as it is currently considered to be a junior synonym of Cataulacus hispidulus.

Nomenclature

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

  • brookei. Cataulacus brookei Forel, 1901e: 378 (w.q.m.) BORNEO. Junior synonym of hispidulus: Bolton, 1974a: 66.

References

  • Bolton, B. 1974a. A revision of the Palaeotropical arboreal ant genus Cataulacus F. Smith (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Bull. Br. Mus. (Nat. Hist.) Entomol. 30: 1-105 (page 66, Junior synonym of hispidulus)
  • Forel, A. 1901j. Variétés myrmécologiques. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Belg. 45: 334-382 (page 378, worker, queen, male described)