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Species: Opisthopsis haddoni   Emery, 1893 

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Opisthopsis haddoni rufonigra

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Extant: 1 valid subspecies

Opisthopsis haddoni Emery, 1893g PDF: 226 (w.) AUSTRALIA. Australasia. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Current subspecies: nominal plus Opisthopsis haddoni rufonigra.


  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: 8 times found in Savanna, 8 times found in dry sclerophyll, 3 times found in Eucalyptus woodland, 3 times found in Dry flat sclerophyll, 2 times found in sclerophyl forest, 3 times found in rainforest, 2 times found in Monsoon forest gully ecotonal to savanna, 2 times found in Eucalyptus open forest, 1 times found in Eucalyptus open-forest, 1 times found in Eucalyptus savanna, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 3 times ground forager(s), 4 times ex termite mound, 1 times workers on ground, 2 times in termite mound, common, 2 times in termite mound, 2 times in soil, 2 times ground strays, 1 times ex Termitarium, 1 times decid. vine thicket on limestone outcrop, 1 times 3pm on tree trunks, 1 times under bark, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 8 times flight intercept trap, 2 times search, 2 times direct collection, 3 times Malaise trap, 2 times traps, 2 times caught in yellow tray ex alcohol collection, 2 times Pan trap, 1 times Pyrethrum, 1 times Berlesate, 1 times by hand, 1 times ex pantraps, ...

Elevations: collected from 20 - 450 meters, 164 meters average

Type specimens: syntype of Opisthopsis haddoni: casent0905178

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