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Species: Acropyga pallida   (Donisthorpe, 1938) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2022)

Bothriomyrmex pallidus Donisthorpe, 1938d PDF: 598 (w.) NEW GUINEA. Australasia. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

LaPolla, 2004a PDF: 70 (q.m.)
Combination in Acropyga: Shattuck, 1992c PDF: 60
// Distribution


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Asia: Borneo, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines
    Oceania: Australia, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Australasia, Indomalaya

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 21 times found in Rainforest, 14 times found in Dry sclerophyll, 7 times found in Wet sclerophyll, 3 times found in Dry sclerophyll woods, 2 times found in Beach scrub, 2 times found in Relict rainforest, 1 times found in Eucalyptus open forest, 1 times found in Eucalyptus savanna, 1 times found in Med. sclerophyll, 1 times found in Outcrop area, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 8 times Under stone, 2 times Sieved litter, berlesate, 2 times Nest under rock, 2 times In soil, under wood, 2 times In soil, 2 times Ex small fragment rtn. wood, 1 times Under rock, 1 times Stick brushings, Berlesate, 1 times Steep slopes, 1 times Root debris, Berlesate, 1 times Mainly Banksia litter, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 4 times flight intercept trap, 2 times Pitfall.

Elevations: collected from 15 - 1200 meters, 399 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1936-03-01 and 1999-01-15

Type specimens: Holotype of Acropyga pallida: casent0903176

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