A few collections have been made of this species from trees, in pitfall traps, or under stones, on or near the south coast. The ant has also been recorded from an Alcoa site near Jarrahdale, some 60 km south of Perth. Outside of WA, this species is known from NSW, Tas., and Vic. (Heterick 2009)
- 1 Identification
- 2 Distribution
- 3 Biology
- 4 Castes
- 5 Nomenclature
- 6 References
- 7 References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics
Heterick (2009) - Possessing a distinct propodeal angle and one pair of erect setae on the pronotum.
Keys including this Species
Latitudinal Distribution Pattern
Latitudinal Range: -38.6341° to -38.6341°.
- Source: AntMaps
Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists
Distribution based on AntMaps
Distribution based on AntWeb specimens
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Number of countries occupied by this species based on AntWiki Regional Taxon Lists. In general, fewer countries occupied indicates a narrower range, while more countries indicates a more widespread species.
Relative abundance based on number of AntMaps records per species (this species within the purple bar). Fewer records (to the left) indicates a less abundant/encountered species while more records (to the right) indicates more abundant/encountered species.
The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's Online Catalogue of the Ants of the World.
- hemiflavus. Prolasius hemiflavus Clark, 1934c: 68, pl. 4, figs. 28, 29 (w.q.) AUSTRALIA.
- Syntype, worker(s), queen(s), Beech Forest, Victoria, Australia, Museum Victoria, Melbourne.
- Clark, J. 1934c. Ants from the Otway Ranges. Mem. Natl. Mus. Vic. 8: 48-73 (page 68, pl. 4, figs. 28, 9 worker, queen described)
- Heterick, B. E. 2009. A guide to the ants of South-western Australia. Records of the Western Australian Museum, Supplement 76: 1-206.
- Heterick, B.E. 2022. A guide to the ants of Western Australia. Part II: Distribution and biology. Records of the Western Australian Museum, supplement 86: 247-510 (doi:10.18195/issn.0313-122x.86.2022.247-510).
References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics
- Taylor R. W., and D. R. Brown. 1985. Formicoidea. Zoological Catalogue of Australia 2: 1-149.