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Species: Opisthopsis haddoni   Emery, 1893 

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Opisthopsis haddoni rufonigra

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2018)

1 subspecies

Opisthopsis haddoni Emery, 1893g PDF: 226 (w.) AUSTRALIA. Australasia. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Current subspecies: nominal plus Opisthopsis haddoni rufonigra.


   (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists)
Australasia Region: Australia

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 3 times found in dry sclerophyll, 8 times found in Savanna, 3 times found in rainforest, 3 times found in Eucalyptus woodland, 0 times found in Dry flat sclerophyll, 2 times found in sclerophyl forest, 2 times found in Eucalyptus open forest, 1 times found in Eucalyptus open-forest, 2 times found in Monsoon forest gully ecotonal to savanna, 0 times found in Open woody savanah, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 3 times ground forager(s), 2 times ex termite mound, 0 times in termite mound, common, 0 times in termite mound, 0 times in soil, 2 times ground strays, 1 times workers on ground, 0 times specimens from single nest, 1 times small winged black ant taken with O. haddoni in nest of Eutermes sp., 0 times sieved litter, 1 times on foliage of Gossypium australe, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 0 times flight intercept trap, 0 times Malaise trap, 2 times search, 0 times Pan trap, 2 times traps, 0 times caught in yellow tray ex alcohol collection, 1 times ex pitfall trap, 1 times Ground forager, 0 times Malaise, 0 times Pyrethrum, 0 times Berlesate, ...

Elevations: collected from 20 - 450 meters, 176 meters average

Type specimens: syntype of Opisthopsis haddoni: casent0905178

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