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Species: Acropyga pallida   (Donisthorpe, 1938) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2017)

Bothriomyrmex pallidus Donisthorpe, 1938d PDF: 598 (w.) NEW GUINEA. Australasia. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

LaPolla, 2004 PDF: 70 (q.m.).
Combination in Acropyga: Shattuck, 1992c PDF: 60.


Australasia Region: Australian Capital Territory, Morobe, New Georgia, New Guinea, New South Wales, Northern Territory, Papua New Guinea, Queensland, Solomon Islands, South Australia, Victoria, Western Australia
Indomalaya Region: Borneo, Indonesia, Lombok, Luzon, Malaysia, Philippines, West Papua

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in Rainforest, 2 times found in Dry sclerophyll, 4 times found in Wet sclerophyll, 3 times found in Dry sclerophyll woods, 0 times found in Beach scrub, 0 times found in Relict rainforest, 0 times found in E. maculata forest, 1 times found in Euc. woodland, 1 times found in Eucalyptus open forest, 0 times found in Eucalyptus savanna, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 6 times Under stone, 2 times Nest under rock, 0 times In soil, under wood, 0 times In soil, 0 times Ex small fragment rtn. wood, 0 times Sieved litter, berlesate, 0 times Root debris, Berlesate, 0 times Mainly Banksia litter, 0 times Leaf litter, 0 times In clay soil, 0 times In black soil, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 0 times flight intercept trap, 2 times Pitfall.

Elevations: collected from 15 - 1200 meters, 399 meters average

Type specimens: Holotype of Acropyga pallida: casent0903176

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