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Species: Zasphinctus occidentalis   (Clark, 1924) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2020)

Eusphinctus (Eusphinctus) occidentalis Clark, 1924a PDF: 74, fig. 1 (w.q.l.) AUSTRALIA. Australasia. AntCat AntWiki

Taxonomic history

Combination in Sphinctomyrmex: Brown, 1975 PDF: 33.
// Distribution


  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: 2 times found in native veg., rural environ., 1 times found in Eucalyptus open-forest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 2 times soil, 1 times ex termite mound.

Elevations: collected at 300 m

Collect Date Range: collected between 1985-12-09 and 1989-01-28

Type specimens: cotype: casent0173060, casent0173061; syntype of Eusphinctus occidentalis: antweb1008188; type of Eusphinctus occidentalis: focol0344-1, focol0344-2, focol0344-3, focol0344-4, focol0344-5, focol0344-6

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