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Species: Lordomyrma leae   Wheeler, 1919 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2021)

Lordomyrma leae Wheeler, 1919g PDF: 102, fig. 4 (w.m.) Not fig. 3 as printed, see Wheeler, 1927i PDF: 143. AUSTRALIA (Lord Howe I.). Australasia. Primary type information: Type-material: syntype workers (number not stated, “numerous”), 5 syntype males. Type-locality: Australia: New South Wales, Lord Howe I. (A.M. Lea). Type-depository: MCZC (perhaps also in SAMA). AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Status as species: Wheeler, 1927i PDF: 141 (redescription); Wheeler, 1935g: 29; Donisthorpe, 1941a PDF: 37 (in key); Taylor & Brown, 1985: 65; Taylor, 1987a PDF: 37; Bolton, 1995b: 248; Taylor, 2009 PDF: 17.
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Distribution:

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

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 74 times found in Rainforest, 5 times found in open forest, 2 times found in Picabean palm forest, 2 times found in closed forest, 2 times found in lowland rainforest, 1 times found in Rainforest valley, 1 times found in Vine thicket, 1 times found in Complex mesophyll vine for., 1 times found in Dry sclerophyll, 1 times found in Heavy wet sclerophyll, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 33 times Sieved litter, 7 times litter, 3 times under rock, 3 times ex rotten log, 2 times turkey mound litter, 1 times strays ex rocks at night, 2 times Sieved litter & moss, 1 times under stone, 1 times sieved litter and moss, 1 times nest ex rotten log, 1 times leafmould, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 68 times Berlesate, 8 times Pyrethrum knockdown, 5 times Pitfall, 2 times Stick brushing, berlesate, 1 times Winkler, 1 times baited pitfall traps, 1 times Berlese funnel, 1 times litter extraction, 1 times stick brushings, Berlesate.

Elevations: collected from 5 - 1620 meters, 715 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1952-07-20 and 1997-01-31

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