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Genus: Colobostruma   Wheeler, 1927 

Classification:

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2018)

Extant: 16 valid species

[Note. All Colobostruma taxa with combination in Epopostruma, {epi sensu} Baroni Urbani & De Andrade, 2007 PDF: 97-98; taxonomy documented in Bolton, 1999, 2000 is retained here.]
Colobostruma Wheeler, 1927f PDF: 32 [as subgenus of Epopostruma]. Type-species: Epopostruma leae, by monotypy. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Colobostruma as genus: Brown, 1948e: 118; all subsequent authors to 2007 except the following; Heterick, 2009 PDF: 145.
Genus Colobostruma references
Taylor & Brown, 1985: 59 (Australia catalogue); Taylor, 1987a PDF: 22 (Australia checklist); Bolton, 1995a PDF: 1048 (census); Bolton, 1995b: 146 (catalogue); Shattuck, 1999: 130 (Australia synopsis); Bolton, 1999 PDF: 1678, 1679 (morphology, diagnosis, review of genus, phylogeny); Shattuck, 2000: 31 (diagnosis, all species revision, key); Heterick, 2009 PDF: 145 (south-western Australia species key).

Distribution:

   (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists)   Genus is native to: Australasia bioregion (based on species list records).

Australasia Region: Australia, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands


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