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Species: Leptomyrmex wiburdi   Wheeler, 1915 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Leptomyrmex wiburdi Wheeler, 1915e PDF: 272, fig. 7 (w.) AUSTRALIA. Australasia. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Lucky & Ward, 2010 PDF: 61 (ergatoid q.).
Senior synonym of Leptomyrmex pictus: Lucky & Ward, 2010 PDF: 60.


  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: 19 times found in wet sclerophyll forest, 7 times found in Rainforest, 9 times found in Wet sclerophyll, 3 times found in Dry sclerophyll, 1 times found in Dry Sclerophyll, Banksia, Acacia, 1 times found in Rainforest & wet sclerophyll, 1 times found in Rainforest edge, 1 times found in Sandstone plateau, dry sclerophyll, 1 times found in closed rainforest, treefall, 1 times found in Closed RF, treefall, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 17 times ground forager(s), 1 times Under bark dead fallen tree, 2 times ex rotten log, 1 times standing dead stump, 1 times ex dead standing tree, 2 times In stump, 2 times Foragers, 1 times ex dead standing tree, eucalyptus, 2 times ex cavity in live tree, 1 times under bark of dead rotten Eucalyptus stump, 1 times Stump, partly rotten, partly very firm., ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 3 times uv light, 1 times at light, 1 times Ex. pantraps.

Elevations: collected from 15 - 980 meters, 456 meters average

Type specimens:

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