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Species: Adelomyrmex biroi   Emery, 1897 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2018)

Adelomyrmex biroi Emery, 1897c PDF: 590, pl. 15, figs. 35-37 (w.q.) NEW GUINEA. Australasia. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

See also: Fernández, 2003B PDF: 14.


   (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists)
Australasia Region: New Caledonia, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands
Oceania Region: Micronesia, Palau

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Scientific Name Status Publication Pages ModsID GoogleMaps
Adelomyrmex biroi   Fernández, F., 2003, Revision of the myrmicine ants of the Adelomyrmex genus-group (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)., Zootaxa 361, pp. 1-52: 14, (download) 14 20236
Adelomyrmex   Fernández, F., 2003, Revision of the myrmicine ants of the Adelomyrmex genus-group (Hymenoptera: Formicidae)., Zootaxa 361, pp. 1-52: 5-6, (download) 5-6 20236

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 9 times found in Rainforest, 1 times found in very deep leaf litter, >10cm some places, 2 times found in upland forest litter, SE edge of swamp forest, 1 times found in some big Phicus trees around, good leaf litter; some birds nest ferns not very strongly agroforest, but a few breadfruit trees around, 1 times found in #1 incidental collections along ridge going north from beach, 1 times found in 2-3 cm leaf litter, part of a dead stump, 1 times found in Davis sifted in secondary forest, except Camponotus; pooted from emergent vegetation, 1 times found in Winkle 1m2 - #3 uphill more; canopy a little shorter, no tree ferns in immediate vicinity; 1-2cm leaf litter, 1 times found in Davis-sifting, PB baits, incidental collections, ~ 2hrs, 1 times found in Forest off road, some great big Phicus trees, a few birds nest ferns; Davis-sifting, incidental collections, and PB bait.; lots of Anoplolepis; found Pyramica twice, once in Davis-sifted leaves/rottin, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times casurina litter, 2 times berlesate, 3 times ex sifted leaf litter, 1 times in rotten log, 1 times sifted from 1m² leaf litter.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 8 times davis-sifting; incidental aspirated, 3 times 1 sq meter leaf litter winkler extraction, 0 times Berlesate, 5 times Hand-Collected from 1 square meter of sifted leaf litter, 3 times Winkler, 2 times davis-sifting; incidental aspirated; PB bait.

Elevations: collected from 50 - 1310 meters, 141 meters average

Type specimens: syntype of Adelomyrmex biroi: casent0904783, casent0916623

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