The Ants of Africa
Genus Cataulacus
Cataulacus pilosus Santschi

Cataulacus pilosus Santschi

return to key {link to the Hymenoptera Name Server}Type location Zare (Cataulacus pilosus n. sp., Santschi, 1920c: 118, worker & queen) collected at Akavubi by J. Bequaert, 6.i.1914; worker and queen described .

Santschi's (1920c) description is at {original description}. Bolton's modern description (1974a) is at {original description}

WORKER - TL 3.1 mm, HL 0.82, HW 0.80, SL 0.44, PW 0.50; diagnostic features as in key (Bolton, 1974a: 35, not illustrated).

Noted by Bequaert (1922: 490) as one of the ants he collected, with larvae and pupae, from domatia of a Cuviera species (not necessarily Cuviera angolensis).

Cataulacus pilosusThe photomontage of a syntype is collated from

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