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Species: Opisthopsis rufithorax   Emery, 1895 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2018)

Opisthopsis rufithorax Emery, 1895h PDF: 354, fig. 5 (w.) AUSTRALIA. Australasia. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

See also: Wheeler, 1918d PDF: 353.

Distribution:

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

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 4 times found in Dry sclerophyll, 4 times found in Mallee, 2 times found in sclero. wdld., 2 times found in Mallee woodland, 2 times found in Red soil Box pine country, 2 times found in Dune, 1 times found in Mallee and Triodia between sand dunes, grey sand and laterite times found in Allocasuarina/Samphire, 1 times found in Black soil plains, 1 times found in Mallee woodland; light soil/clay, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 3 times trunk strays, 2 times nest in soil, 2 times 1 series in soil, common, 1 times Tree-trunk, 1 times Stray ground foragers, 1 times soil nest, 1 times On trunk of shrub, 1 times on trees 9am, 1 times on tree trunk, 1 times on tree, 1 times On mallee branches/ground, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 1 times sweepings, 1 times swept, 1 times traps, 1 times beating, 1 times hand collection.

Elevations: collected from 15 - 220 meters, 93 meters average

Type specimens: syntype of Opisthopsis rufithorax: casent0905177



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