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Species: Acropyga myops   Forel, 1910 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Acropyga myops Forel, 1910b PDF: 59 (w.m.) AUSTRALIA. Australasia. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

LaPolla, 2004a: (q.).
Combination in Acropyga (Rhizomyrma): Emery, 1925d PDF: 30.
Senior synonym of Acropyga indistincta: LaPolla, 2004 PDF: 66.


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Oceania: Australia
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 24 times found in Dry sclerophyll, 8 times found in Wet sclerophyll, 3 times found in rainforest, 2 times found in Med. sclerophyll, 2 times found in Disturbed wandoo woodland, 1 times found in Brigalow scrub, 1 times found in Coastal scrub, 1 times found in native veg., rural environ., 1 times found in Poor limestone mallee, 1 times found in Dry box sclero., ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 7 times Under rock, 4 times nest under rock, 3 times Under stone, 3 times In soil, 1 times Under log, black soil, 1 times Stray ground foragers, 1 times soil, 1 times Nest under stone, 1 times nest under rock 3cm from SOSC 1240, 1 times nest in soil under rock, 1 times Nest 25cm below surface, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 2 times flight intercept trap.

Elevations: collected from 15 - 860 meters, 283 meters average

Type specimens: paralectotype: anic32-018712; syntype: anic32-018705; syntype of Acropyga myops: casent0909906

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