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Species: Myrmecia harderi   Forel, 1910 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2018)

Myrmecia harderi Forel, 1910b PDF: 8 (w.) AUSTRALIA. Australasia. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Combination in Promyrmecia: Clark, 1943 PDF: 118; in Myrmecia: Brown, 1953j PDF: 16.
See also: Clark, 1951 PDF: 215.

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: 5 times found in Callytris forest, 1 times found in Collytris forest, 1 times found in Collytris forest, in red soil, 1 times found in Flat, pure Callytris forest, red soil, 1 times found in red soil plain, savanna woodland, 1 times found in Relict Callitris forest, red soil, 1 times found in Callitris forest, red soil, 1 times found in Roadside Colllytris, 1 times found in Callytris & Casurina forest, 1 times found in Callytris forest, pine forest, in red soil, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times Whole nest, 1 times Usual spout, in red soil, 1 times Turret 1.5cm dia X 7.5cm tall at base of shrub, 1 times Reddish soil, small spout, typical smell, 1 times nest, hole in ground at base of pine, 1 times Nest in soil, 1 times Large spout-like apperture in soil. 1" high. 1" in diameter, 1 times Foraging at base of pine, 2pm, 1 times 1pm, on base of Callytris, 1 times 11am, foraging 3ft up bole of pine.

Type specimens: Holotype of Promyrmecia celaena: antweb1008277; Holotype of Promyrmecia maloni: antweb1008287; syntype: mvma32-015336, mvma32-015337, mvma32-015338, mvma32-015339; syntype of Myrmecia harderi: casent0907085; syntype of Promyrmecia scabra: antweb1008293



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