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Species: Epopostruma quadrispinosa   (Forel, 1895) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2020)

Strumigenys (Epopostruma) quadrispinosa Forel, 1895g PDF: 422 (w.) AUSTRALIA. Australasia. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Combination in Epopostruma: Forel, 1910b PDF: 51.
Senior synonym of Epopostruma ferruginea: Taylor, 1991b PDF: 602.
See also: Brown, 1948e: 120; Shattuck, in Bolton, 2000: 65.


  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: 4 times found in dry sclerophyll, 1 times found in red soil, box-pine, 1 times found in saltbush, 1 times found in savannah woodland, 1 times found in dry sclerophyll plateau, 1 times found in Eucalyptus, 1 times found in Eucalyptus salubris woodland, 1 times found in Flat grassland, 1 times found in mallee woodland, 1 times found in Mulga, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 2 times Soil near leaf litter, 2 times in soil, 2 times Eucalyptus leaf litter, 1 times swept off low shrub, 7pm, 1 times leaf litter, 1 times in rock crevice, 1 times foraging on sandstone rock, 11am, 1 times yellow pan trap.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 2 times Berlesate, 2 times Pitfall, 1 times ANIC Berlesate No. 99, 1 times Pitfalls.

Elevations: collected at 575 m

Collect Date Range: collected between 1964-01-14 and 1998-04-13

Type specimens: syntype of Epopostruma quadrispinosa: casent0909353; syntype of Epopostruma quadrispinosa ferruginea: casent0909354

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