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Species: Notoncus hickmani   Clark, 1930 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Notoncus hickmani Clark, 1930a PDF: 126, fig. 1, no. 14 (w.q.) AUSTRALIA. Australasia. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Combination in Prolasius: Wheeler, 1935c PDF: 71.
Senior synonym of Notoncus rotundiceps: Brown, 1955d PDF: 492.


  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: 20 times found in Dry sclerophyll, 9 times found in Mallee, 3 times found in Eucalyptus forest, 3 times found in Heath, 3 times found in Wet sclerophyll, 2 times found in Sandstone scrub, 2 times found in Limestone malee, 2 times found in Mallee site, 2 times found in Med. sclerophyll, 1 times found in Grazed Euc. dieback area, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 4 times Under rock, 4 times Sandstone scrub, 0 times Honey bait, 1 times Foraging on trees, 1 times Foraging on Malee stems, 1 times ex rotting bark, 1 times Berlesate, 1 times At base of tree, 1 times 10" down in hard soil, 1 times Under stone, 1 times Under log, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 11 times Pitfall, 1 times Flight intercept trap with trough, 1 times Pitfall 12.

Elevations: collected from 15 - 1432 meters, 451 meters average

Type specimens: syntype: anic32-018074; syntype of Notoncus hickmani: antweb1008216; syntypes of Notoncus rotundiceps: antweb1008217

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