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Species: Melophorus bruneus   McAreavey, 1949 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Melophorus (Melophorus) brunea McAreavey, 1949 PDF: 20, figs. 57-65 (s.w.q.m.) AUSTRALIA (New South Wales). Australasia. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Status as species: Taylor & Brown, 1985: 123; Bolton, 1995b: 250; Heterick et al., 2017 10.3897/zookeys.700.11784 PDF: 235 (redescription).
See also: Heterick et al., 2019 10.3897/zookeys.829.33316 PDF: 161 (corrigendum: type itemization).

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: 2 times found in native veg., rural environ., 1 times found in Rehabilitated limestone quarry, 1 times found in Casuarina.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 2 times soil.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 1 times Pitfall.

Type specimens: Holotype of Melophorus bruneus: anic32-053441-1; not part of a type series: anic32-900218; paratype of Melophorus bruneus: anic32-053433, anic32-053441-2



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