Calyptomyrmex arnoldi

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Calyptomyrmex arnoldi
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Calyptomyrmex
Species: C. arnoldi
Binomial name
Calyptomyrmex arnoldi
(Forel, 1913)

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Identification

Keys including this Species

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Zimbabwe (type locality).


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Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • arnoldi. Dicroaspis arnoldi Forel, 1913a: 115 (w.) ZIMBABWE.
    • Combination in Calyptomyrmex: Arnold, 1917: 360.
    • Status as species: Arnold, 1917: 360; Wheeler, W.M. 1922a: 887; Emery, 1924d: 225; Arnold, 1948: 220; Bolton, 1981a: 66 (redescription); Bolton, 1995b: 83.

Description

References

  • Arnold, G. 1917. A monograph of the Formicidae of South Africa. Part III. Myrmicinae. Ann. S. Afr. Mus. 14: 271-402 (page 360, combination in Calyptomyrmex)
  • 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 66, see also)
  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 83, catalogue)
  • Forel, A. 1913a. Fourmis de Rhodesia, etc. récoltées par M. G. Arnold, le Dr. H. Brauns et K. Fikendey. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Belg. 57: 108-147 (page 115, worker described)

References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • IZIKO South Africa Museum Collection