Calyptomyrmex duhun

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Calyptomyrmex duhun
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Calyptomyrmex
Species: C. duhun
Binomial name
Calyptomyrmex duhun
Bolton, 1981

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Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Democratic Republic of Congo, Kenya, Uganda (type locality), United Republic of Tanzania.


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Biology

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Nomenclature

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

  • duhun. Calyptomyrmex duhun Bolton, 1981a: 72, fig. 37, 43 (w.) UGANDA, KENYA, DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO.
    • Status as species: Bolton, 1995b: 83; Hita Garcia, et al. 2013: 208.

Description

References


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.
  • Hita Garcia, F., G. Fischer, M.K. Peters, R.R. Snelling and H.W. Wagele. 2009. A preliminary checklist of the ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) of Kakamega Forest (Kenya). Journal of East African Natural HIstory 98(2): 147-165.
  • IZIKO South Africa Museum Collection
  • Ross S. R. P. J., F. Hita Garcia, G. Fischer, and M. K. Peters. 2018. Selective logging intensity in an East African rain forest predicts reductions in ant diversity. Biotropica 1-11.