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Species: Myrmecia elegans   (Clark, 1943) 

Classification:
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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Promyrmecia elegans Clark, 1943 PDF: 122, pl. 14, figs. 44, 45 (w.q.) AUSTRALIA. Australasia. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Combination in Myrmecia: Brown, 1953j PDF: 15.

Distribution:

  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Oceania: Australia
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Australasia

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 2 times found in Mallee, 2 times found in native veg., rural environ., 1 times found in Dry sclerophyll, 100' above river, 1 times found in Eucalyptus woodland, 1 times found in Mixed woodland (jarrah/marri/wandoo).

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 2 times wandoo trunk, 1 times On tree, 11am, 1 times On Euc. wandoo, 1 times Forager in litter, 1pm, 1 times Tree-trunk, 1 times soil, 1 times On trunk of E. wandoo.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 2 times Intercept trap, 1 times Pitfall.

Elevations: collected at 150 m

Type specimens: syntype: anic32-007734, mvma32-015335; syntype of Promyrmecia elegans: antweb1008282



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