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Species: Myrmecia rugosa   Wheeler, 1933 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Myrmecia michaelseni subsp. rugosa Wheeler, 1933i: 60 (w.) AUSTRALIA. Australasia. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Raised to species and senior synonym of Myrmecia ruginodis: Brown, 1953j PDF: 5.


  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: 5 times found in Dry sclerophyll, 1 times found in Dry sandstone sclerophyll, 1 times found in Limestone mallee ridge, 1 times found in Mallee, 1 times found in Open forest, 1 times found in Ridge, open sclerophyll, 1 times found in Riparian woodland.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 2 times On tree, 2 times Under rock, 1 times On tree trunk, 1 times Nest under small rock, 1 times Foraging on ground, 1 times Foraging on Eucalypt, 1 times Under stone on ridge.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 3 times Tree trap, 1 times Pitfall.

Elevations: collected from 15 - 240 meters, 133 meters average

Type specimens: paratype: anic32-017877, mvma32-017876; syntype of Myrmecia rugosa: casent0902801; syntype of Promyrmecia ruginodis: antweb1008291, antweb1008292

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