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Species: Lioponera larvata   (Wheeler, 1918) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Phyracaces larvatus Wheeler, 1918a PDF: 257, fig. 15 (w.) AUSTRALIA. Australasia. AntCat AntWiki

Taxonomic history

Taxon Page Images:

A LioponeraC larvata worker dispatches a Stigmacros guard during a predatory raid on the little ants' nest. Harrietville, Victoria, Australia.
Image © Alex Wild.


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

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in wet sclerophyl forest, 1 times found in dry sclerophyll, 1 times found in rainforest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times under stone, 1 times ground forager(s), 1 times nest in pebble soil.

Elevations: collected from 50 - 1200 meters, 912 meters average

Type specimens: syntype of Cerapachys larvatus: casent0902755; syntype of Phyracaces larvatus: antweb1008239

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