Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)
Distribution: Geographic regions
(According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists): Oceania: Australia Biogeographic regions
(According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists): Australasia Native to
(according to species list records):
upper North Island
various semi-distrubed habitats
first record in NZ; 1959 (Taylor 1961)
Specimen Habitat Summary
Found most commonly in these habitats: 3 times found in Rainforest, 1 times found in disturbed wet sclerophyll, 1 times found in littoral rainforest, 1 times found in Subtropical Rainforest.
Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 5 times ex rotten log, 1 times rotting wood.
Collected most commonly using these methods: 2 times direct collection.
Elevations: collected from 5 - 680 meters, 512 meters average
Type specimens: syntype: anic32-011933; syntype of Ectatomma cyrus: casent0907154; syntype of Rhytidoponera impressa chalybaea: casent0903822
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