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Species: Myrmecia urens   Lowne, 1865 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Myrmecia urens Lowne, 1865a PDF: 336 (w.) AUSTRALIA. Australasia. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Junior synonym of Myrmecia picta: Mayr, 1876 PDF: 94.
Revived from synonymy: Clark, 1927 PDF: 39.
Senior synonym of Myrmecia pumilio: Clark, 1943 PDF: 103.
See also: Ogata, 1991a PDF: 362; Ogata & Taylor, 1991 PDF: 1667.


  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 Heathland, 2 times found in Mixed woodland (jarrah/marri/wandoo), 2 times found in Dry sclerophyll, 1 times found in Dry sclerophyll, sandy, 1 times found in Fairfield woodland, 1 times found in Med. sclerophyll woods, 1 times found in Melaleuca lanceolata woodloand, 1 times found in Mixed native/exotic veg., semi-rural environ., 1 times found in Mixed native/exotic veg., urban bush block, 1 times found in native veg., rural environ., ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 2 times veg., 2 times Among Allocasuarina twig litter, 1 times Veg./soil, 1 times Tree-trunk, 1 times On twig, leaf litter, 1 times On trunk of E. wandoo, 1 times On tree,10am, 1 times On tree trunk, 1 times Nest in soil, crater entrance, 1 times Forager 10am, 1 times beach scrub, 100yd from surf, nest in sand, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 3 times Pitfall, 1 times Pyrethrin/Acacia.

Elevations: collected at 15 m

Type specimens:

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