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Species: Melophorus majeri   Agosti, 1998 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Melophorus majeri Agosti, 1998A PDF: 166, figs. 6-9 (s.w.) AUSTRALIA (Western Australia). Australasia. AntCat AntWiki

Taxonomic history

Status as species: Heterick, 2009: 93; Heterick et al., 2017 10.3897/zookeys.700.11784 PDF : 400 (redescription).


  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: 3 times found in In gap in heath vegetation over white quarz soil, 2 times found in 1.5m shrubland, white sand on limestone, 1 times found in native veg., rural environ..

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times Nest in soil, 1 times In gap in heath vegetation over white quarz soil, 1 times soil.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 2 times Pitfall.

Elevations: collected at 100 m

Type specimens: Holotype of Melophorus majeri: casent0172019; paratype: casent0173922, casent0173923; paratype of Melophorus majeri: casent0104674, casent0104699, casent0172020

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