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Species: Odontomachus turneri   Forel, 1900 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Odontomachus ruficeps r. Turneri Forel, 1900b PDF: 56 (w.) AUSTRALIA. Australasia. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Junior synonym of Odontomachus cephalotes: Brown, 1976a: 103.
Revived from synonymy and raised to species: Brown, 1978b PDF: 283.

Distribution:

  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Asia: Indonesia
    Oceania: Australia
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Australasia, Indomalaya

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Treatment Citation: Forel, A., 1900, Ponerinae et Dorylinae d'Australie. Récoltés par MM. Turner, Froggatt, Nugent, Chase, Rothney, J. - J. Walker, etc., Annales de la Societe Entomologique de Belgique 44, pp. 54-77

r. O. TurneriHNS nov. st.

- [[ worker ]]. - Long. 7,5 a 10 mill. - Dents des mandibules plus larges que chez racutidens et obtuses a l'extremite, sans etre precisement tronquees comme c'est le cas de la dent inferieure chez le coriariusHNS. Couleur du type. Abdomen opaque et densement strie en long sur le dos, plus abondamment pubescent que chez le precedent.

Townsville, Queensland (Turner).

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 5 times found in Savanna, 5 times found in Rainforest, 3 times found in Savanna, dry sclerophyll, 3 times found in Sclerophyll woods, 3 times found in Heath, 2 times found in Dry sclerophyll, 2 times found in Dry sclerophyll woods, 2 times found in Eucalyptus savanna, 1 times found in Dry savannah, 1 times found in Rainforest floor, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 5 times Ground strays, 3 times Sieved litter, 2 times Nest under stone, 2 times In soil, 2 times Ground strays, collected at night, 2 times Ground nest, 1 times Under stone, 1 times Stray ground foragers, 1 times random foragers, mixed scrub, 1 times Nest under log, 1 times nest in garden in soil, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 3 times Berlesate, 1 times Berlesate, stick brushing.

Elevations: collected from 20 - 900 meters, 565 meters average

Type specimens: syntype of Odontomachus turneri: casent0907440



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