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Species: Colobostruma alinodis   (Forel, 1913) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Epopostruma alinodis Forel, 1913h PDF: 179, pl. 2, figs. 1, 2 (w.q.) AUSTRALIA. Australasia. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Crozier, 1968c PDF: 88 (k.); Wheeler & Wheeler, 1973c PDF: 211 (l., misspelled as Colobostruma alata).
See also: Shattuck, in Bolton, 2000: 34.


  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: 8 times found in dry sclerophyll, 7 times found in Wet sclerophyll, 5 times found in Rainforest, 2 times found in cleared rainforest arae, 1 times found in Heavy forest, 1 times found in Abandoned pasture, 1 times found in Open forest, 1 times found in Black volcanic soil, 1 times found in cleared rain forest area, 1 times found in Dry Rainforest, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 10 times under rock, 5 times Litter, 3 times under rock, common, 2 times under stone, 2 times nest under rock, 1 times lef mould, 1 times leaf mould over dry sand, 1 times in moss covered rock niche, 92 workers in colony, 1 times under volcanic rock, 1 times Under small rock, 1 times under edge of small rock, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 7 times Berlesate, 1 times stick brushing.

Elevations: collected from 12 - 853 meters, 474 meters average

Type specimens: syntype: anic32-015700; syntype of Colobostruma alinodis: casent0909350

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