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Species: Discothyrea turtoni   Clark, 1934 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Discothyrea turtoni Clark, 1934c PDF: 53, pl. 4, figs. 5, 6 (w.q.) 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: 5 times found in rainforest, 3 times found in dry sclerophyll, 3 times found in wet sclerophyll, 1 times found in euc. obliqua, 1 times found in Milo Forest Preserve, 1 times found in mixed forest with Nothofagus cunninghamii and tree ferns, 1 times found in Nothofagus, etc., 1 times found in Nothofagus, etc. forest, 1 times found in creek edge, 1 times found in Rainforest scrub, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 5 times under rock, 3 times leaf litter, 2 times In leaf litter, 2 times in blue clay!, 2 times ex rtn. log, 2 times scrub, 2 times Nothofagus etc, 1 times in soil bank, 1 times under granite rock, in mud cell of wasp, 1 times pocket under rock, 1 times Nothofagus etc., ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 3 times Pitfall, 2 times Berlesate, 1 times direct collection, 1 times Belesate.

Elevations: collected from 110 - 853 meters, 430 meters average

Type specimens: paratype: casent0172092; syntype: anic32-006758; syntype of Discothyrea turtoni: antweb1008165

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