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Species: Mesostruma eccentrica   Taylor, 1973 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Mesostruma eccentrica Taylor, 1973 PDF: 31, pl. 2 (w.q.) AUSTRALIA. Australasia. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

See also: Shattuck, in Bolton, 2000: 50.


  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: 15 times found in mallee, 5 times found in open mallee, 4 times found in dry sclerophyll, 1 times found in Old mallee, sandy soil, 1 times found in closed mallee, 1 times found in roadside mallee, 1 times found in tall gums, 0 times found in dry sclerophyll mallee, 1 times found in low dense mallee, 1 times found in low mallee, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 4 times berlesate, 2 times Powder bark wandoo trunk, 1 times Litter at base of tree, 1 times leaf litter, 1 times at honey bait, 9pm, 1 times at heney bait, 9pm, 1 times about 1.5m above ground on mallee trunks, afternoon, 1 times 8am, 12" off ground, 1 times Wandoo trunk, 1 times sugar bait on gum tree, at night, 1 times Litter, berlesate, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 10 times berlesate, 3 times ANIC berlesate no. 242, 3 times Intercept trap, 1 times to honey bait, 9 pm.

Elevations: collected at 147 m

Type specimens: holotype: anic32-015703; Holotype: casent0172468; paratype: anic32-003781; paratype of Mesostruma eccentrica: casent0900002

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