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Species: Myrmecia picta   Smith, 1858 

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

Myrmecia picta Smith, 1858a PDF: 146 (w.q.) AUSTRALIA. Australasia. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Combination in Myrmecia (Promyrmecia): Clark, 1927 PDF: 39; in Promyrmecia: Clark, 1943 PDF: 100; in Myrmecia: Taylor & Brown, 1985: 14.
See also: Crawley, 1926 PDF: 382; Clark, 1951 PDF: 139; Ogata, 1991a PDF: 360.

Distribution:

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

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Scientific Name Status Publication Pages ModsID GoogleMaps
Myrmecia picta   Forel, A., 1900, Ponerinae et Dorylinae d'Australie. Récoltés par MM. Turner, Froggatt, Nugent, Chase, Rothney, J. - J. Walker, etc., Annales de la Societe Entomologique de Belgique 44, pp. 54-77: 54, (download) 54 8070
Myrmecia picta   Smith, F., 1858, Catalogue of the hymenopterous insects in the collection of the British Museum. Part VI. Formicidae., London: British Museum: 146-147, (download) 146-147 8127

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 3 times found in Mallee woodland, 1 times found in Mixed native/exotic veg., rural environ., 1 times found in native veg., rural environ., 1 times found in Red soil, Box-pine-wattle, 1 times found in Red soil, dry sclerophyll, 1 times found in Sclerophyll woodland, 1 times found in Spinifex-mallee, 1 times found in Box-Colllytris forest, 1 times found in Woodland near lake, 1 times found in dry sclerophyll, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times Wandoo trunk, 1 times Tree-trunk, 1 times soil, 1 times on tree, 1 times On mallee stemm, 8am, 1 times On Box, 2pm, 1 times Nothomyrmecia original site, 1 times Nest in soil. Below mallee gum, 1 times Nest in sand, 1 times Ground nest, 1 times Foraging on Eucalypt, ...

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

Elevations: collected from 120 - 140 meters, 130 meters average

Type specimens: syntype of Myrmecia picta: casent0902806, casent0902807



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