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Species: Myrmecia clarki   Crawley, 1922 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Myrmecia clarki Crawley, 1922a PDF: 432 (w.) AUSTRALIA. Australasia. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Combination in Myrmecia (Promyrmecia): Wheeler, 1933i: 61; in Promyrmecia: Clark, 1943 PDF: 132; in Myrmecia: Taylor & Brown, 1985: 7.
See also: Clark, 1951 PDF: 174.


  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: 2 times found in Banksia woodland, white sand, 2 times found in Low granite outcrop in Karri forest, 2 times found in Tree heath, 1 times found in Banksia woodland; white sand, 1 times found in Dry Marri forest, 1 times found in Eucalyptus open-forest, 1 times found in native veg., rural environ., 1 times found in Remnant native veg. on road verge.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 3 times Nest at base of tree, 3 times Nest in soil under stone, 1 times Under stone, 1 times soil, 1 times On mallee limb, 1 times Nest, termite mound, 1 times Nest in soil under log.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 1 times By hand.

Elevations: collected from 50 - 80 meters, 70 meters average

Type specimens: paratype of Myrmecia clarki: casent0902810; syntype: mvma32-017884; type of Myrmecia clarki: antweb1008207

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