Calyptomyrmex shasu

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

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Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

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

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

  • shasu. Calyptomyrmex shasu Bolton, 1981a: 73, fig. 38 (w.q.) BURUNDI, TANZANIA, UGANDA, DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO.
    • Status as species: Bolton, 1995b: 83.



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.
  • IZIKO South Africa Museum Collection