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Species: Acropyga myops   Forel, 1910 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2023)

Acropyga myops Forel, 1910b PDF: 59 (w.m.) AUSTRALIA (New South Wales). Australasia. Primary type information: Primary type material: syntype workers, syntype males (numbers not stated). Primary type locality: Australia: New South Wales, Bombala (Froggatt). Primary type depositories: AMNH, ANIC, MHNG. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Status as species: Emery, 1925d PDF: 30; Santschi, 1928e PDF: 476; Taylor & Brown, 1985: 108; Taylor, 1987a PDF: 5; Taylor, 1992a PDF: 58; Bolton, 1995b: 57; LaPolla, 2004a PDF: 66 (redescription); Heterick, 2009 PDF: 60.
Senior synonym of Acropyga indistincta: LaPolla, 2004a PDF: 66
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  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: 23 times found in Dry sclerophyll, 8 times found in Wet sclerophyll, 2 times found in Disturbed wandoo woodland, 2 times found in rainforest, 2 times found in Med. sclerophyll, 1 times found in native veg., rural environ., 1 times found in Dry box sclero., 1 times found in Poor limestone mallee, 1 times found in Dry sclerophyl, 1 times found in Sclerophyll woods, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 6 times Under rock, 4 times nest under rock, 3 times Under stone, 2 times In soil, 1 times Under log, black soil, 1 times Stray ground foragers, 1 times soil, 1 times Nothomyrmecia original site, nocturnal, 1 times Nest under stone, 1 times nest under rock 3cm from SOSC 1240, 1 times nest in soil under rock, ...

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

Elevations: collected from 15 - 860 meters, 283 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1902-11-30 00:00:00.0 and 2007-10-14 00:00:00.0

Type specimens: paralectotype: anic32-018712; syntype: anic32-018705; syntype of Acropyga myops: casent0909906

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