CATAULACUS

(Subfamily Myrmicinae)

Taxonomy

The genus Cataulacus was established by F. Smith (1853), and is assigned to the tribe Cataulacini (Bolton 2003). The genus was revised by Bolton (1974, 1982).

Images


Cataulacus granulatus, worker, body in lateral view.


Cataulacus granulatus, worker, head in full-face view.

Distribution

One species has been known from Vietnam.

granulatus Latreille
[= sp. eg-1]
BaVi, Cuc Phuong, Nui Chua, My Yen, Tam Dao, Tay Yen Tu, Van Ban

Bionomics

Cataulacus sp. eg-1 nests in hollows of living and dead twigs of trees, and workers forages on vegetation.

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