The Ants of Africa
Genus Cataulacus
Cataulacus elongatus Santschi

Cataulacus elongatus Santschi

return to key {link to the Hymenoptera Name Server}Type location Angola (Cataulacus elongatus n. sp., Santschi, 1924b: 221, worker; Bolton, 1974a: 34, queen); worker and queen known (see Bolton, 1974a, not illustrated) .

Santschi's (1924b) description is at {original description}. Bolton's modern description (1974a) is at {original description}

WORKER - TL 3.7-4.4 mm; easily distinguished by the abundance of long hairs, which often are curved or sinuate (Bolton, 1974a).

Known from Ghana, at Bunso (D. Leston) (Bolton, 1974a); and Cameroun (listed without details by Bolton, 1982).

Cataulacus elongatusThe photomontage of the type worker is collated from

Oxford University Museum specimens

Cataulacus elongatus
B Taylor det.
Ivory Coast
Erena Dupont
Taï National Park
5˚45'00" N
7˚07'00" W
Cataulacus elongatus
B Taylor det.

Central African Republic
P Annoyer

02°49’07.9" N
16°09’28.3" E
Camp 2; prélèvements à 35-40m du sol dans un Azobé (Lophira alata, Ochnaceae), 11h-17h; 377m asl

{Cataulacus elongatus}The photomontage is of a worker from the Central African Republic; Dzanga-Sangha NP; collector Philippe Annoyer (CAR EE).

{Cataulacus elongatus}The photomontage is of a worker from Ivory Coast; Tai NP; collector Erena Dupont.

Cataulacus elongatusThe photomontage of a specimen from Gabon, collated from

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