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Species: Melophorus biroi   Forel, 1907 

Classification:
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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Melophorus biroi Forel, 1907d PDF: 29 (s.) AUSTRALIA (New South Wales). Australasia. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Combination in Melophorus (Erimelophorus): Wheeler, 1935c PDF: 71.
Status as species: Emery, 1925b: 12; Taylor & Brown, 1985: 123; Bolton, 1995b: 250; Heterick et al., 2017 10.3897/zookeys.700.11784 PDF : 161 (redescription).

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: 1 times found in Eucalyptus woodland.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times ground forager(s).

Collected most commonly using these methods: 1 times Site GP1.

Elevations: collected at 280 m

Type specimens: syntype of Melophorus biroi: casent0916668; type of Melophorus fieldi var. propinqua: focol2211, focol2212



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