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Species: Orectognathus nanus   Taylor, 1977 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Orectognathus nanus Taylor, 1977 PDF: 605, figs. 20-22 (w.q.) AUSTRALIA. Australasia. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

See also: Bolton, 2000: 23.


  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: 15 times found in Rainforest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 3 times Ex small rtn wood fragment, 1 times Ex rtn log, 1 times under stone, 1 times Stray, surface of large log, late afternoon, overcast sky, 1 times sieved litter, 1 times rotten wood on ground, 1 times Ex small rtn. wood fragment.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 3 times berlesate, 1 times Berlesate ANIC 355, 1 times sieved litter.

Elevations: collected from 350 - 1150 meters, 721 meters average

Type specimens: holotype: anic32-017829; paratype: anic32-010820, anic32-010821, anic32-010822, anic32-010823, anic32-010825, anic32-010826, anic32-017830; paratype of Orectognathus nanus: casent0900016

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