Cataulacus sulcatus

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Cataulacus sulcatus
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Cataulacus guineensis)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Cataulacus
Species: Cataulacus sulcatus
Stitz, 1910

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


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

  • sulcatus. Cataulacus sulcatus Stitz, 1910: 136, figs. 4-6 (w.q.m.) CAMEROUN. Subspecies of guineensis: Wheeler, W.M. 1922a: 913. Junior synonym of guineensis: Forel, 1910e: 421; Bolton, 1974a: 55.


  • 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 55, Junior synonym of guineensis)
  • Forel, A. 1910f. Note sur quelques fourmis d'Afrique. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Belg. 54: 421-458 (page 421, Junior synonym of guineensis)
  • Stitz, H. 1910. Westafrikanische Ameisen. I. Mitt. Zool. Mus. Berl. 5: 125-151 (page 136, figs. 4-6 worker, queen, male described)
  • Wheeler, W. M. 1922j. 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. Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist. 45: 711-1004 (page 913, Variety of guineensis)