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Species: Myrmecia michaelseni   Forel, 1907 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Myrmecia michaelseni Forel, 1907j PDF: 267 (w.) AUSTRALIA. Australasia. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Combination in Myrmecia (Promyrmecia): Wheeler, 1933i: 59; in Promyrmecia: Clark, 1943 PDF: 111; in Myrmecia: Taylor & Brown, 1985: 12.
Senior synonym of Myrmecia perthensis: Clark, 1943 PDF: 111.
See also: Clark, 1951 PDF: 204.


  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 Mallee, 2 times found in native veg., rural environ., 1 times found in Costal mallee, 1 times found in Dry sclerophyll, 1 times found in Eucalyptus open- forest, 1 times found in Jarrah/marri dry sclerophyll woodland, 1 times found in Remnant native veg. on road verge, 1 times found in Sandstone, dry sclerophyll.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times On tree, 1 times In sand, daylight ground tree forager, 1 times In leaaf litter, 1 times Ground strays, 1 times Ex termite mound, 1 times veg., 1 times Under rock, 1 times Under lateritic rock, 1 times soil, 1 times On tree-trunk.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 1 times Pitfall.

Elevations: collected from 45 - 300 meters, 165 meters average

Type specimens: syntype: mvma32-007745, mvma32-017872; syntype of Myrmecia michaelseni: casent0907087; type of Myrmecia michaelseni: focol0821, focol0822, focol0823

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