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Species: Orectognathus rostratus   Lowery, 1967 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Orectognathus rostratus Lowery, 1967 PDF: 137, figs. 1, 2 (w.q.) AUSTRALIA. Australasia. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

See also: Bolton, 2000: 24.


  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: 11 times found in Rainforest, 1 times found in Dry medium sclerophyll, 1 times found in Rainforest edge.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 2 times Stick brushings, 2 times Ex crevice in rock, 1 times sifted litter (leaf mold, rotten wood), 1 times Nest, ex rtn log, 1 times Nest in sand, under stone, 1 times Nest ex rtn. wood frag., 1 times In small lump(10"high) of very hard soil, 1 times In 10" high termite mound at edge of road track, 1 times Between rocks, 1 times Valley, in bark sheath covering palm roots.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 3 times Berlesate.

Elevations: collected from 76 - 914 meters, 361 meters average

Type specimens: holotype: anic32-017833; paratype: anic32-010830, anic32-010831, anic32-010832, anic32-010833, anic32-010863

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