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Species: Rhopalothrix orbis   Taylor, 1968 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Rhopalothrix orbis Taylor, 1968c PDF: 336, figs. 1-3 (w.) AUSTRALIA. Australasia. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Taylor, 1970a PDF: 49 (q.).


  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: 4 times found in rainforest, 1 times found in medium sclerophyll, schist soil, 1 times found in wet forest, 1 times found in wet sclerophyll/rainforest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 2 times under stone, 1 times random foragers along edge of rock, 1 times nest in roots and leaf litter on buttress of Tristania conferta, 150mm above ground, 1 times litter sample, 1 times leafmould, 1 times Leaf mould, 1 times leaf litter.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 3 times Berlesate, 2 times pitfall.

Elevations: collected from 121 - 900 meters, 464 meters average

Type specimens: holotype: anic32-017702; Holotype: casent0172459; paratype: anic32-017703

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