Calyptomyrmex tensus

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

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Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Kenya, Uganda (type locality).

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

  • tensus. Calyptomyrmex tensus Bolton, 1981a: 74, figs. 31, 40 (w.) UGANDA.
    • Status as species: Bolton, 1995b: 83; Hita Garcia, et al. 2013: 208.



References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • Davis L. R., and L. E. Alonso. 2007. Ant species collected from the Atewa Range Forest Reserve during the 2006 RAP survey. Pp 171-172. McCullough, J., L.E. Alonso, P. Naskrecki, H.E. Wright and Y. Osei-Owusu (eds.). 2007. A Rapid Biological Assessment of the Atewa Range Forest Reserve, Eastern Ghana. RAP Bulletin of Biological Assessment 47. Conservation International, Arlington, VA.