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Species: Austroponera rufonigra   (Clark, 1934) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2022)

Euponera (Brachyponera) rufonigra Clark, 1934b PDF: 30, pl. 2, figs. 12, 13 (w.q.) AUSTRALIA (Western Australia). Australasia. Primary type information: Type-material: syntype workers (number not stated), 1 syntype queen. Type-localities: Australia: Western Australia, Perth, Armadale, Mundaring, Busselton, and Albany (J. Clark). Type-depository: MVMA. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Combination in Trachymesopus: Brown, 1963a PDF: 7.
Combination in Pachycondyla: Brown, 1995a: 309.
Status as species: Clark, 1938: 362; Brown, 1952i: 138; Taylor & Brown, 1985: 52; Taylor, 1987a PDF: 80; Bolton, 1995b: 309; Heterick, 2009 PDF: 135.
Senior synonym of Austroponera clarki: Brown, 1952i: 138; Heterick, 2009 PDF: 135 (in text).
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Distribution:

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

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in Eucalyptus tall open-forest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times sifted litter (leaf mold, rotten wood).

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

Elevations: collected from 150 - 300 meters, 225 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1985-12-08 and 2015-02-10

Type specimens: syntype of Euponera rufonigra: antweb1008184



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