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Species: Doleromyrma darwiniana   (Forel, 1907) 

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See Also:

Doleromyrma darwiniana fida, Doleromyrma darwiniana leae

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Extant: 2 valid subspecies

Tapinoma (Doleromyrma) darwinianum Forel, 1907d PDF: 28 (w.m.) AUSTRALIA. Australasia. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Current subspecies: nominal plus Doleromyrma darwiniana fida, Doleromyrma darwiniana leae.


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Oceania: Australia
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
  Native to (according to species list records):
    Australasia bioregion

Distribution Notes:

scattered throughout country


urban areas, on fringe of native habitats


first record in NZ; 1959 (Taylor 1959)

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in eucalypt woodland, 1 times found in dry sclerophyl, 1 times found in Dry sclerophyll.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times under stone, 1 times nest under rock, 1 times nest in soil under stone.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 1 times direct collection.

Elevations: collected from 150 - 750 meters, 570 meters average

Type specimens: syntype: anic32-001666; syntype of Doleromyrma darwiniana: casent0909516

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