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Genus: Epopostruma   Forel, 1895 

Classification:

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2018)

Extant: 19 valid species

Epopostruma Forel, 1895g PDF: 422 [as subgenus of Strumigenys]. Type-species: Strumigenys quadrispinosa, by subsequent designation of Wheeler, 1911g PDF: 163. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Epopostruma as subgenus of Strumigenys: Forel, 1895g PDF: 422.
Epopostruma as genus: Emery, 1897c PDF: 573; all subsequent authors.
Genus Epopostruma references
Emery, 1924f PDF: 329 (diagnosis, catalogue); Taylor & Brown, 1985: 63 (Australia catalogue); Taylor, 1987a PDF: 26 (Australia checklist); Bolton, 1994: 105 (synoptic classification); Bolton, 1995a PDF: 1049 (census); Bolton, 1995b: 188 (catalogue); Shattuck, 1999: 134 (Australia synopsis); Bolton, 1999 PDF: 1678, 1681 (morphology, diagnosis, review of genus, phylogeny); Shattuck, 2000: 53 (diagnosis, all species revision, key); Heterick, 2009 PDF: 149 (south-western Australia species key).

Taxon Page Images:



Epopostruma frosti worker foraging on a Eucalyptus trunk. Peebinga Conservation Park, South Australia.
Image © Alex Wild.

Distribution:

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

Australasia Region: Australia


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