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Species: Orectognathus sexspinosus   Forel, 1915 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2020)

Orectognathus sexspinosus Forel, 1915b PDF: 39, pl. 2, figs. 1, 2 (w.q.m.) AUSTRALIA. Australasia. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

See also: Bolton, 2000: 25.


  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: 5 times found in Rainforest, 1 times found in Trees.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 2 times Trees and logs, 2 times trees & logs, 1 times Pyrethrum logs trees, 1 times Pyrethrum logs & trees, 1 times Pyrethrum knockdown, 1 times Logs.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 7 times Pyrethrum knockdown, 6 times Pyrethrum, 1 times Berlesate, 1 times Pyrethrum logs trees, 1 times pyrethrum trees logs.

Elevations: collected from 400 - 1560 meters, 946 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1971-06-20 and 1993-12-04

Type specimens: syntype: anic32-010859, anic32-010860; syntype of Orectognathus sexspinosus: casent0909302

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