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Species: Amblyopone ferruginea   Smith, 1858 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Amblyopone ferruginea Smith, 1858a PDF: 110 (w.) AUSTRALIA. Australasia. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

André, 1896d PDF: 261 (q.).
Senior synonym of Stigmatomma mandibularis: Brown, 1952l PDF: 265.
See also: Brown, 1960a: 206.


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Oceania: Australia
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Treatment Citation: Smith, F., 1858, Catalogue of the hymenopterous insects in the collection of the British Museum. Part VI. Formicidae., London: British Museum

3. Amblyopone ferrugineaHNS. B.M.

Worker. Length 2 lines.-Ferruginous: the head covered with a rugose punctate striation, the mandibles shorter and more bent than in A. australisHNS; the prothorax striated, the striae obscurely punctured; the meso- and metathorax smooth and shining; the node of the peduncle transverse, rounded or subglobose; the abdomen oblong, widest towards the apex, which is acute.

Hab. Melbourne.

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 3 times found in Dry sclerophyll, 1 times found in Dry sclerophyll, silurian soil.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 2 times In soil, 1 times Under rock.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 1 times direct collection.

Elevations: collected at 152 m

Type specimens: type of Amblyopone mandibularis: antweb1008136

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