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Species: Anonychomyrma nitidiceps   (André, 1896) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Iridomyrmex nitidiceps André, 1896d PDF: 258 (w.) AUSTRALIA. Australasia. AntCat AntWiki

Taxonomic history

Forel, 1907j PDF: 292 (m.).
Combination in Anonychomyrma: Shattuck, 1992a PDF: 14.
Revived status as species: Taylor & Brown, 1985: 101.
See also: Shattuck, 1994 PDF: 7.


  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: 14 times found in Marri (E. calophylla), 5 times found in Dry sclerophyll, 2 times found in Alpine scrub, 1 times found in Under tall E. glabulus trees, 1 times found in Dry coastal sclerophyll, 1 times found in Wet sclerophyll, 1 times found in Edge of rainforest, 1 times found in mixed native/exotic vegetation, rural environ., 1 times found in native veg., rural environ, 1 times found in Banksia-Nuytsia sandplain, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 6 times under rock, 2 times bark nest, 2 times under bark, 1 times tree base nest, 2 times between rocks, 1 times under log, 1 times tree-trunk, 1 times soil/tree-trunk, 1 times rotting wood, 1 times on tree trunck, 1 times on Banksia trunk, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 9 times Pitfall, 13 times Pyrethrin knockdown, 1 times By hand, 1 times pitfall traps, 1 times Pyrethrum knockdown.

Type specimens: syntype: anic32-014960; syntype of Anonychomyrma nitidiceps: casent0909543

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