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Species: Froggattella kirbii   (Lowne, 1865) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Acantholepis kirbii Lowne, 1865a PDF: 333 (w.) AUSTRALIA. Australasia. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

[Unjustified emendation of spelling to Froggattella kirbyi: Mayr, 1876 PDF: 80; Forel, 1902j PDF: 459.].
Senior synonym of: Froggattella bispinosa, Froggattella ianthina, Froggattella laticeps, Froggattella lutescens, Froggattella nigripes: Shattuck, 1996B PDF: 45.


  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: 12 times found in dry sclerophyll, 5 times found in limestone mallee, 5 times found in mallee, 3 times found in sandstone scrub, 1 times found in eucalypt woodland, 3 times found in Eucalyptus woodland, 2 times found in dry sandstone sclerophyll, 2 times found in sclerophyll woodland, 2 times found in Mallee woodland, 2 times found in open forest, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 2 times on tree trunk, 4 times on tree, 3 times on trees, 2 times on mallee stems, 2 times On gum tree trunk, 2 times trunk strays, 2 times 10" rainfall on trees 6pm, 1 times on mallee, 1 times on gum trunk, 1 times on ground, 1 times on grass stems, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 1 times porch light.

Elevations: collected from 15 - 2300 meters, 419 meters average

Type specimens: syntype: anic32-015006, anic32-015028, anic32-015062; syntype of Froggattella kirbyi bispinosa: casent0907611, casent0909496; syntype of Froggattella kirbyi bispinosa: casent0902929; type of Froggattella kirbii var. bispinosa: focol0712, focol2791

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