To cite this page, please use the following:
· For print: . Accessed
· For web:
Worker. Length 5 lines.-Black and shining: head quadrate and longitudinally striated; mandibles straight, with a slight bend at their base, of nearly equal width throughout, convex above, flattened beneath, obliquely truncate, forming a bent tooth at the apex; the inner edge with three or four teeth. Thorax: the pro-, meso- and metathorax above, much more strongly striated longitudinally than the head; the metathorax transversely striated behind; the apical joints of the tarsi ferruginous. Abdomen: the first node of the petiole, viewed sideways, is quadrate; above, it is convex, widest behind, and coarsely rugose; the second node subglobose, and longitudinally and finely striated, the abdomen densely clothed with ferruginous pubescence.
Found most commonly in these habitats: 3 times found in Marri for., 3 times found in Dry sclerophyll, 2 times found in Mallee, 2 times found in Mallee woodland, 2 times found in native veg., rural environ., 1 times found in Eucalyptus open forest, 1 times found in Flat floor, near creek, 1 times found in Marri forest, 1 times found in Coastal dune, white sand, 1 times found in Relict woodland, Scattered jarrah/marri, White soil, ...
Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 2 times Under stone, 2 times Under rock, 2 times soil, 2 times Nest, 2 times In soil under log, 2 times Ground strays, 1 times Under stone, claustral, 1 times Stray ground foragers, 1 times Nest under rock, 1 times Nest in soil under log, 1 times Nest in sand near Red Gums, ...
Collected most commonly using these methods: 2 times By hand, 1 times direct collection, 1 times Pitfall.
Elevations: collected from 50 - 548 meters, 242 meters average