The Ants of Africa
Genus Calyptomyrmex
Calyptomyrmex brevis Weber

Calyptomyrmex brevis Weber

return to key {link to the Hymenoptera Name Server}Type location South Sudan (Weber, 1943c: 366, illustrated, worker); Lotti Forest, Imatong Mts, N A Weber, 5.viii.1939
Worker only known Distribution.

{Calyptomyrmex brevis}Weber's (1943c) description is at {original description}. Weber (1952) gave a further report from Ituri Forest, Zare, this is at {original description}. Bolton's modern description (1987) is at {original description}

{Calyptomyrmex brevis}WORKER - smaller, TL 2.5-2.6 mm; differentiated by having the hair closest to the apex of the outer margin of the clypeus short and stout, also with eyes with only 5-6 facets; colour uniform light to medium-brown (Bolton, 1981a, not illustrated).

The photomontage of the holotype is collated from

Also found in Ghana, at CRIG (B. Bolton; D. Leston); and, in Zare (Bolton, 1981a).

2007, 2012 - Brian Taylor CBiol FSB FRES
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