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Species: Notoncus gilberti   Forel, 1895 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Notoncus gilberti Forel, 1895g PDF: 418 (w.q.) AUSTRALIA. Australasia. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Senior synonym of Notoncus annectens, Notoncus gracilior, Notoncus politus and material of the unavailable name Notoncus manni referred here: Brown, 1955d PDF: 490.


  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: 2 times found in Degraded tuart (Eucalyptus gomphocephala) woodland with ground cover of exotic weeds, 2 times found in Suburban property, 1 times found in Coastal heath near lighthouse, 1 times found in Eucalypt, open woodland, yellow sand times found in Mixed Xylomelum/Banksia heath, 1 times found in Native remnant veg. on road verge, 1 times found in native veg., rural environ., 1 times found in shoreline of sandy beach.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times soil, 1 times sand, lawn and on Hibiscus, 1 times sand and lawn, 1 times Nest series, 1 times In twig litter, 1 times In bush litter.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 5 times Pitfall, 1 times direct collection, 1 times ex pitfall trap.

Elevations: collected from 5 - 90 meters, 47 meters average

Type specimens: syntype of Notoncus gilberti: casent0909837; syntype of Notoncus gilberti gracilior: casent0909838; type of Notoncus gilberti: focol2963; type of Notoncus gilberti var. gracilior: focol2964; type of Notoncus politus: focol2217, focol2218, focol2219

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