Calyptomyrmex barak Bolton
Type location Ghana
(Calyptomyrmex barak sp. n.,
Bolton, 1981a: 62, illustrated, full-face, and lateral alitrunk and
pedicel, worker & queen) .
Bolton's description is at .
WORKER - TL 3.9-4.3 mm; the only genus member without
flattened hairs, having no more than moderately abundant stout hairs on
the dorsal surfaces; colour dark reddish-brown.
Type specimens from Baudua, Ghana, from a rotten stump,
holotype and 3 paratype workers (D. Leston, 27.viii.1969) (Bolton,
1981a), pictured in Hölldobler & Wilson (1990, page 101).
A single specimen from Nigeria, was collected at
(B. Bolton, 20.vi.1969) from a rotten log. Other findings come from
Ivory Coast, a single queen, from rain forest litter at Divo (L.
Brader, 18.iii.1963); and Gabon.