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Species: Orectognathus howensis   Wheeler, 1927 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Orectognathus antennatus var. howensis Wheeler, 1927i PDF: 145, fig. 7 (w.) AUSTRALIA. Australasia. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Raised to species: Brown, 1953k: 100.
See also: Bolton, 2000: 22.


  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 microhabitats: 3 times nest in bubble hole, basalt boulder, under small fern, 2 times strays ex rocks at night, 1 times in air bubble in volcanic rock.

Elevations: collected from 60 - 548 meters, 478 meters average

Type specimens: holotype: anic32-010816

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