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Species: Epopostruma alata   Shattuck, 2000 

Classification:
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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2018)

Epopostruma alata Shattuck, 2000: 56 (w.) AUSTRALIA. Australasia. AntCat AntWiki

Taxonomic history

[Note that Epopostruma alata Wheeler, G.C. & Wheeler, J. 1973, above, is a subsequent misspelling of Epopostruma alinodis Forel, 1913h PDF: 179 (now in Colobostruma) and therefore does not enter into homonymy.].

Distribution:

  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Oceania: Australia
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Australasia

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 9 times found in dry sclerophyll, 1 times found in dry sclerophyll and paperbark, 1 times found in dry sclerophyll, low hills, 1 times found in dry sclerophyll, swampy, no grass, 1 times found in medium sclerophyll, 1 times found in cry sclerophyll, 1 times found in Dry flat sclerophyll, black soil.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 2 times nest in compact soil at base of Eucalyptus, 2 times in soil, 1 times under rock, 1 times Under log, 1 times tiny hole in lump of soil, 1 times pitfall traps, 1 times pitfall trap, 1 times nest in compact soil at base of eucalypt, 1 times in soil under Eucalyptus globulus, 1 times in soil bank, 1 times in hard soil at base of Eucalyptus, ...

Elevations: collected from 45 - 548 meters, 299 meters average

Type specimens: holotype: anic32-015340; paratype: anic32-002475; paratype of Epopostruma alata: casent0900022



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