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Species: Melophorus curtus   Forel, 1902 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2018)

Melophorus curtus Forel, 1902j PDF: 485 (s.w.q.) AUSTRALIA (Queensland). Australasia. Primary type information: Lectotype small major worker: MacKay, Queensland (Turner), specimen ANIC32-053434, ANIC (designated by: Heterick et al., 2017 10.3897/zookeys.700.11784 PDF: 95). AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Status as species: Emery, 1925d PDF: 12; Taylor & Brown, 1985: 123; Bolton, 1995b: 250.

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 black soil, 1 times found in Mulga.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 2 times Pitfall.

Type specimens: not part of a type series: anic32-900019-1, anic32-900019-2; syntype of Melophorus curtus: casent0903264, casent0903265, casent0909810, casent0909811



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