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Species: Melophorus potteri   McAreavey, 1947 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Melophorus potteri McAreavey, 1947 PDF: 25, fig. 1 (s.w.q.) AUSTRALIA (Victoria). Australasia. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Status as species: Taylor & Brown, 1985: 124; Bolton, 1995b: 250; Heterick, 2009: 94; Heterick et al., 2017 10.3897/zookeys.700.11784 PDF : 409 (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: 1 times found in Lateritic sandplain proteaceous heathland with small trees, 1 times found in Mixed low heath (control), 1 times found in Mixed native/exotic veg., rural environ..

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times soil, 1 times On ground.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 1 times By hand, 1 times Pitfall.

Type specimens: not part of a type series: anic32-900079; syntype of Melophorus potteri: antweb1008199

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