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Species: Aenictus prolixus   Shattuck, 2008 

Classification:
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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Aenictus prolixus Shattuck, 2008C PDF: 14, figs. 7, 8, 18-20, 29 (w.) AUSTRALIA. Australasia. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Distribution:

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

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Scientific Name Status Publication Pages ModsID GoogleMaps
Aenictus prolixus sp. n.  Shattuck, S. O., 2008, Review of the ant genus Aenictus (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) in Australia with notes on A. ceylonicus (Mayr)., Zootaxa 1926, pp. 1-19: 14, (download) 14 22170 GoogleMaps
Aenictus prolixus sp. n.  Shattuck, S. O., 2008, Review of the ant genus Aenictus (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) in Australia with notes on A. ceylonicus (Mayr)., Zootaxa 1926, pp. 1-19: 14, (download) 14 22170

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 6 times found in rainforest, 1 times found in Monsoon forest, 1 times found in Riparian woodland.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 3 times under stone, 1 times leaf litter, 1 times ground foragers, 1 times ex pantraps, 1 times ex ethanol, 1 times e dead branch, 1 times Berlesate, 1 times Acacia heathland, 1 times Acacia heath.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 1 times Pitfall traps.

Elevations: collected from 10 - 350 meters, 80 meters average

Type specimens: holotype: anic32-002810; paratype: anic32-015781



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