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Species: Colobopsis gasseri   Forel, 1894 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2020)

Colobopsis gasseri Forel, 1894e PDF: 233 (s.w.) AUSTRALIA. Australasia. AntCat AntWiki

Taxonomic history

Combination in Colobopsis: Ward et al., 2016 PDF: 350.
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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Oceania: Australia, Papua New Guinea
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 2 times found in Eucalyptus open-forest, 1 times found in Port of entry, 1 times found in Mallee woodland, 1 times found in Sandplain/laterite heathland, 1 times found in Urban environ., 1 times found in Coastal sandplain with limestone outcrops, 1 times found in wet sclerophyll, 1 times found in dry sclerophyll, 1 times found in dry sclerophyll forest, 1 times found in Eucalypt, open woodland, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 2 times ex dead branch of Eucalyptus, 1 times on Banksia dried foliage, 2 times From marri (E. calophylla), 1 times dead branch, 1 times stray foragers, 1 times On tree-trunk, 1 times In soil, 1 times From jarrah (E. marginata), 1 times foraging on Eucalyptus trunk, 1 times Forager on low mallee, 1 times fence, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 6 times Pyrethrum knockdown, 2 times Pitfall, 1 times direct collection, 1 times ex pitfall trap, 1 times hand, 1 times Vegetation sweeping.

Elevations: collected from 35 - 765 meters, 235 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1931-02-28 and 2016-12-27

Type specimens: syntype of Camponotus gasseri: casent0910599, casent0910600; syntype of Camponotus gasseri lysias: casent0910601, casent0910602; syntype of Camponotus gasseri obtusitrumcatus: casent0910603, casent0910604

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