The Ants of Africa
Genus Calyptomyrmex
Calyptomyrmex tensus Bolton

Calyptomyrmex tensus Bolton

return to key {link to the Hymenoptera Name Server}Type location Uganda (Calyptomyrmex tensus sp.n., Bolton, 1981a: 74, illustrated, worker), collected at Ruwenzori, by G.O. Evans, 30.vii-1952
Holotype worker only known (Bolton, 1981a) .

{unavailable due to copyright}Bolton's description is at {original description}.

{Calyptomymrex tensus}The photomontage of the holotype worker is collated from

The photomontage is collated from, where appears as C. piripilis, which I think was a clear misidentification.
Calyptomyrmex tensus

2007, 2009, 2012 - Brian Taylor CBiol FSB FRES
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