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Species: Notoncus spinisquamis   (André, 1896) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Melophorus spinisquamis André, 1896d PDF: 254 (w.q.m.) AUSTRALIA. Australasia. AntCat AntWiki

Taxonomic history

Combination in Diodontolepis: Wheeler, 1920 PDF: 53; in Notoncus: Brown, 1955d PDF: 493.


  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: 9 times found in rainforest, 4 times found in wet sclerophyll, 2 times found in dry sclerophyll, 1 times found in Cas. pusilla-Lept. myrsinoides heath, 1 times found in edge of T-tree scrub, 1 times found in Forest, 1 times found in web sclerophyll.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 4 times under rock, 2 times under stone, 1 times in twig/leaf litter and on trunk of rainforest trees at night, 1 times in house, 1 times at honey bait on tree, 9pm, 1 times under rocks, 1 times under large rock, 1 times sieved litter, 1 times pitfall trap, 1 times on tree trunks 2 hours after sunset, 1 times nocturnal forager, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 1 times direct collection, 1 times Malaise across disused snig track in forest.

Elevations: collected from 121 - 920 meters, 518 meters average

Type specimens: syntype: anic32-018089; syntype of Notoncus spinisquamis: casent0913756

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