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Species: Melophorus canus   Heterick et al., 2017 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2020)

Melophorus canus Heterick et al., 2017 10.3897/zookeys.700.11784 PDF: 84, fig. 8 (s.w.) AUSTRALIA (New South Wales). Australasia. Primary type information: Holotype minor worker (top ant) from Goora Rock area, 70 miles from Esperance, Western Australia, 23 December 1969, B.B. Lowery, limestone mallee under rock [ANIC32-900003] (ANIC) AntCat AntWiki
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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: 1 times found in limestone mallee, 1 times found in Eucalyptus open-forest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times under rock, 1 times ground forager(s).

Elevations: collected at 30 m

Collect Date Range: collected between 1969-12-23 and 1983-08-18

Type specimens: Holotype of Melophorus canus: anic32-900003-1; paratype of Melophorus canus: anic32-900003-2



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