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Species: Leptomyrmex wiburdi   Wheeler, 1915 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2022)

Leptomyrmex wiburdi Wheeler, 1915e PDF: 272, fig. 7 (w.) AUSTRALIA (New South Wales). Australasia. Primary type information: Primary type material: syntype workers (number not stated, “numerous”). Primary type locality: Australia: New South Wales, Blue Mts, Jenolan Caves (J.C. Wiburd). Primary type depositories: LACM, MCZC, MVMA, USNM. Type notes: Shattuck, 1994 PDF: 121, cites 20 worker syntypes. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Status as species: Wheeler, 1934c PDF: 99; Taylor & Brown, 1985: 106; Taylor, 1987a PDF: 36; Shattuck, 1994 PDF: 121; Bolton, 1995b: 235; Lucky & Ward, 2010 PDF: 60 (redescription).
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Distribution:

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

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 20 times found in wet sclerophyll forest, 7 times found in Rainforest, 9 times found in Wet sclerophyll, 3 times found in Dry sclerophyll, 1 times found in Rainforest edge, 1 times found in Sandstone plateau, dry sclerophyll, 1 times found in closed rainforest, treefall, 1 times found in Closed RF, treefall, 1 times found in Coastal Wet Sclerophyll, 1 times found in dry sclerophyll forest, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 17 times ground forager(s), 1 times Under bark dead fallen tree, 2 times ex rotten log, 2 times ex dead standing tree, 1 times standing dead stump, 2 times In stump, 2 times Foragers, 1 times ex dead standing tree, eucalyptus, 2 times ex cavity in live tree, 1 times foraging on ground, 1 times ex fallen log, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 3 times uv light, 1 times at light, 1 times Ex. pantraps.

Elevations: collected from 15 - 980 meters, 449 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1923-09-10 00:00:00.0 and 2008-01-13 00:00:00.0

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