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Species: Proceratium australe   de Andrade, 2003 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2021)

Proceratium australe de Andrade, 2003a PDF: 345, fig. 137 (w.q.) AUSTRALIA (Queensland). Australasia. Primary type information: Type-material: holotype worker. Type-locality: Australia: Queensland, 17.10S, 145.39E, Boar Pocket, 720 m., 9-12.x.1986, ANIC ANTS VIAL 44.122, rainforest (R.W. Taylor). Type-depository: ANIC. Secondary type information: Paratype-material: 7 paratype workers, 1 paratype queen. Paratype-locality: same as for holotype. Paratype-depositories: ANIC, MZSP. AntCat AntWiki HOL
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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: 19 times found in Rainforest, 1 times found in Depauperate rainforest, 1 times found in Dry sclerophyll, 1 times found in Dry sclerophyll, hard clay soil, 1 times found in Open forest, 1 times found in Rainforest s.l., 1 times found in Wet forest, 1 times found in Wet sclerophyll.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 6 times Ex rotten log, 2 times Under log, 1 times Ex rotting lwood piece, 1 times Ex rotting log, 1 times Berlesate No.212, sieved litter, 1 times Below waterfall in rotten log, 1 times Under smallstone, 1 times Under rock, thief ant in gallery of another species, 1 times Sieved litter, 1 times Nest under small rock, 1 times In red rotten log, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 1 times Berlesate ANIC 455, 1 times Berlesate No.46, stick brushing, 1 times QM Berlesate No. 625, 1 times Sieved litter, Berlesate No. 676.

Elevations: collected from 50 - 940 meters, 474 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1960-12-20 and 1986-10-09

Type specimens: Holotype of Proceratium australe: casent0172121; paratype: anic32-017660; paratype of Proceratium australe: casent0172122

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