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Species: Meranoplus ferrugineus   Crawley, 1922 

Classification:
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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2018)

Meranoplus ferrugineus Crawley, 1922a PDF: 444, fig. 8 (w.) AUSTRALIA. Australasia. AntCat AntWiki HOL

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 Lateritic soil, jarrah-marri woodland, 2 times found in native veg., rural environ., 1 times found in Open woodland near roadside, sandplain mid-slope times found in Banksia attenuata/Melaleuca leuropoma, 1 times found in Banksia/Agonis woodland, white soil, 1 times found in Mixed native/exotic veg., vegetated dune.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 3 times soil, 2 times At/near nest, 1 times Nest in open soil, 1 times Nest in gravel.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 9 times Pitfall, 1 times By hand.

Type specimens: syntype of Meranoplus ferrugineus: casent0902049



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