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Species: Orectognathus hystrix   Taylor & Lowery, 1972 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Orectognathus hystrix Taylor & Lowery, 1972: 307, pl. 1 (w.m.) NEW GUINEA. Australasia. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

See also: Bolton, 2000: 23.


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Oceania: Papua New Guinea
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 3 times found in Rainforest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 3 times nest in soil.

Elevations: collected at 610 m

Type specimens: holotype: anic32-017825; paratype: anic32-017826; paratype of Orectognathus hystrix: casent0900015

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