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Extant: 3 valid subspecies
Worker. HW 0.9 - 2.7; HL 1.5 - 2.85; PW 0.85 - 1.65. Yellow brown, legs lighter; glossy; dense long erect setae on all surfaces of head, less on mesosoma, short raised to 20° on scapes and tibiae, flatlying, short, widespread not over- lapping on mesosoma. Major worker. Head sides mostly slightly convex; vertex straight; anterior clypeal margin bounded by angles with a concavity between; mesosoma dorsum slightly convex; propodeal angle well rounded. Minor worker. Head sides straight, parallel, much longer than wide; head thin (lateral view); vertex convex; anterior clypeal margin median third projecting, convex, sometimes with a wide central concavity; mesosoma dorsum slightly convex; propodeal angle well rounded; large eyes.
Found most commonly in these habitats: 8 times found in native veg., rural environ., 2 times found in Modified wandoo woodland near paddock, 1 times found in Chenopod shrubland, 1 times found in Dry sclerophyllous forest, 1 times found in Mallee woodland, 1 times found in Mallee-saltbush near RH, 1 times found in Mixed woodland (jarrah/marri/wandoo), 1 times found in Open woodland near roadside.
Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 8 times soil, 2 times Marri trunk, 1 times Nest under tree limb, 1 times Nest under lateritic stone, 1 times Near base of Eucalyptus wandoo; townsite, 1 times Light clay soil; in twig and bark litter, 1 times From marri (E. calophylla), 1 times Base of tree, 1 times Wandoo trunk, 1 times Under stone, 1 times Powder bark wandoo trunk, ...
Collected most commonly using these methods: 4 times By hand, 3 times Bark trap, 3 times Pitfall, 2 times Tree trap, 1 times Bucket trap, 1 times direct collection, 1 times Intercept trap, 1 times Pyrethrum knockdown.
Elevations: collected at 40 m
Collect Date Range: collected between 1876-12-31 and 2017-01-03