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Species: Colobostruma australis   Brown, 1959 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Colobostruma australis Brown, 1959c PDF: 4, fig. 3 (w.q.m.) AUSTRALIA. Australasia. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

See also: Shattuck, in Bolton, 2000: 41.


  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: 15 times found in rainforest, 5 times found in Wet sclerophyll, 1 times found in lowland wet forest, 1 times found in eucalypt forest, 1 times found in euclaypt forest, 1 times found in riparian forest, 1 times found in sandplain heath, 1 times found in snow gum woodland.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 8 times rotten log, 4 times leaf mould, 2 times ex sifted leaf litter, 3 times red rotten log, 2 times nest in broken boulder, 2 times leaf mould, rotten wood, 1 times leaf debris under grass and Eucalyptus, 1 times in rotton log, 1 times in rotten log, 1 times dry red rotten log, 1 times Between rocks, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 2 times Winkler, 2 times sifted litter, 1 times Berlesate, 1 times Flight intercept trap, 1 times Litter sample.

Elevations: collected from 50 - 2900 meters, 741 meters average

Type specimens: paratype of Colobostruma australis: casent0900010, casent0916656

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