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Species: Pristomyrmex wheeleri   Taylor, 1965 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2020)

Pristomyrmex wheeleri Taylor, 1965b PDF: 48, figs. 11-13; pl. 3 (w.q.) AUSTRALIA. Australasia. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Wang, 2003a PDF: 480 (q. and ergatoid q.).
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  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: 47 times found in Rainforest, 1 times found in Rainforest floor.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 10 times Nest under stone, 7 times under stone, 1 times nest in red rotten log but 2" below ground, 2 times ex small fragment rtn. wood, 2 times under rock, 1 times Nesting under stone, 1 times Nest ex crack in stone, 1 times nest between stones, 1 times leaf & log litter, 1 times fallen epiphyte masses, 1 times Ex small wood fragment, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 3 times Berlesate, 1 times Berlesate, stick brushing, 1 times Winkler Extract.

Elevations: collected from 200 - 1097 meters, 719 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1953-05-08 and 1985-03-25

Type specimens: paratype: anic32-017637, anic32-017638, anic32-017639, anic32-017640, anic32-017641, anic32-017642, anic32-017643, anic32-017644, anic32-017645, anic32-017646, anic32-017647, anic32-017648, anic32-017649, anic32-017650, anic32-017651, anic32-017652, anic32-017654, anic32-017655, anic32-017656, anic32-017657; paratype of Pristomyrmex wheeleri: casent0904700

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