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Species: Melophorus rufoniger   Heterick et al., 2017 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2020)

Melophorus rufoniger Heterick et al., 2017 10.3897/zookeys.700.11784 PDF: 122, fig. 19 (s.w.) AUSTRALIA (South Australia). Australasia. 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 dry closed-forest, 1 times found in eucalypt woodland.

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

Collected most commonly using these methods: 1 times pitfall, 1 times pitfall traps, 1 times red river gum pitfall, 1 times Site GP5.

Elevations: collected from 200 - 410 meters, 305 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1973-02-24 and 2006-09-25

Type specimens: Holotype of Melophorus rufoniger: anic32-066663-1; paratype of Melophorus rufoniger: anic32-046417, antweb1008986, antweb1008989, anic32-066663-2



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