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Species: Discothyrea bidens   Clark, 1928 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Discothyrea bidens Clark, 1928a PDF: 38, pl. 1, figs. 30, 31 (w.) AUSTRALIA. Australasia. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

See also: Brown, 1958g PDF: 339.


  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: 9 times found in Rainforest, 3 times found in Nothofagus forest, 2 times found in closed forest, 1 times found in wet sclerophyll forest, 1 times found in dry sclero., 1 times found in Eucalytpus and tree fern, 1 times found in Moss, 1 times found in subtropical rainforest, 1 times found in wet sclerophyll.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 6 times ex snail shell in leaf liter, 3 times sieved litter, 3 times litter, 2 times ex rtn. log, 2 times leaf litter, 1 times leaf & log litter, 1 times isolated underrock, 1 times in tussocks, 1 times in Moss and Lichens, 1 times In leaf litter near creek, 1 times ex leaf mould, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 11 times Berlesate, 1 times Belesate.

Elevations: collected from 15 - 1410 meters, 589 meters average

Type specimens: Holotype of Discothyrea bidens: antweb1008162; paratype: casent0172123

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