The Ants of Africa
Genus Cataulacus
Cataulacus kohli Mayr

Cataulacus kohli Mayr

return to key {link to the Hymenoptera Name Server}Holotype was from Sierra Leone (Cataulacus Kohli nov. spec., Mayr, 1895: 127, illustrated, worker) from N'Gamie River, Samlai Falls, collector A Mocquerys - no images on Antweb (September 2014)
junior synonyms
brazzavillensis (Cataulacus Kohli Mayr stirps brazzavillensis n. st., Santschi, 1910c: 389, illustrated, worker & male) from Congo, Brazzaville, collected by A. Weiss - see
foveolatus (Cataulacus foveolatus n. sp., Stitz, 1910: 140) from Equatorial Guinea - see
latipes (Cataulacus latipes n. sp., Menozzi, 1933a: 106, illustrated, worker) from Uganda - see below
worker and male known (see Bolton, 1995) .

{Cataulacus kohli}Mayr's (1895) description is at {original description}. Santschi's (1910c) description of brazzavillensis, with illustrations, is at {original description}. Stitz's (1910) description of foveolatus is at {original description}. Menozzi's (1933a) description of latipes is at {original description}; with his illustration at {original description}.

{Cataulacus kohli}Bolton's modern description (1974a) is at {original description}

WORKER - TL 5.1-7.1 mm; distinguished as key features (Bolton, 1974a: 22, illustrated, head and dorsal alitrunk).

Described as a rain forest species, most findings being from Cameroun, Okola (C.A. Collingwood) and Nkolbisson (B. de Miré, probably nesting on cocoa) and Zaïre (numerous).

{Cataulacus kohli} The photomontage of the type worker of latipes is collated from

Oxford University Museum specimens

Cataulacus kohli
B Taylor det.

A Fotso Kuate
Cataulacus sp13

03°54'30" N
11°25'58" E
Quadrat in forest

{Cataulacus kohli}The photomontage is of a worker from Cameroun, Boga; collector A Fotso Kuate (Cataulacus sp 13).

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