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Species: Aenictus turneri   Forel, 1900 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Aenictus turneri Forel, 1900b PDF: 75 (w.) AUSTRALIA. Australasia. AntCat AntWiki

Taxonomic history

Junior synonym of Aenictus ceylonicus: Wilson, 1964a PDF: 452.
Revived from synonymy: Shattuck, 2008C PDF: 14.


  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: 3 times found in Rainforest, 3 times found in dry sclerophyll, 1 times found in Mulga woodland, 1 times found in open forest, 1 times found in Banksia shrubland, 1 times found in Dry sclerophyll bushland, 1 times found in Dry sclerophyll, steep slopes, volcanic soil, 1 times found in Eucalyptus forest, 1 times found in flat, dry sclerophyll, 1 times found in high dunas, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 3 times pitfall trap, 1 times ground forager(s), 1 times ground strays rainforest, 1 times under stone, 1 times under large rock, 1 times Satinay & Euc.vine forest, 1 times sandstone under log well inbedded in soil, 1 times pitfall, 1 times Eucalyptus maculata, 1 times Chenopod, 1 times attacking winged females of a Stigmacros which was moving to a new home, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 4 times pitfall, 2 times seed dispersal, 2 times winkler litter+soil, 1 times Pitfall trap, 1 times Pitfalls, 1 times Site N23.

Elevations: collected from 10 - 760 meters, 176 meters average

Type specimens: neotype: anic32-023690; syntype: anic32-017907; syntype of Aenictus turneri: casent0902675, casent0907021; syntype of Aenictus deuqueti: casent0902676; type of Aenictus deuqueti: casent0901480

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