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Species: Myrmecia swalei   Crawley, 1922 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Myrmecia harderi r. swalei Crawley, 1922a PDF: 429 (w.) AUSTRALIA. Australasia. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Raised to species: Clark, 1943 PDF: 133; Clark, 1951 PDF: 176.
See also: Ogata & Taylor, 1991 PDF: 1665.


  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: white sand times found in Dunes in peppermint scrub, 1 times found in Wooded sandplain, 1 times found in Coastal heath near lighthouse, 1 times found in Fairfield woodland, 1 times found in Mallee, 1 times found in native veg., rural environ., 1 times found in Revegetated coastal dune, 1 times found in Swept off limestone mallee, 4pm, 1 times found in White sand; coastal scrub.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times Tree-trunk, 1 times much woody debris, 1 times In sand, 6pm foraging on low shrubs, 1 times Forager on sandy track, 1 times a Bullant; It lives in the ground, 1 times 2pm foraging on swamp mallee.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 3 times Pitfall, 1 times By hand.

Elevations: collected at 91 m

Type specimens:

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