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Species: Myrmecia gulosa   (Fabricius, 1775) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2018)

Formica gulosa Fabricius, 1775 PDF: 395 (w.) AUSTRALIA. Australasia. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Combination in Myrmecia: Fabricius, 1804 PDF: 424.
Senior synonym of Myrmecia obscurior: Clark, 1951 PDF: 49.
See also: Ogata, 1991a PDF: 358.


Australasia Region: Australia, Australia and New Zealand, Australian Capital Territory, New South Wales, Oceania, Queensland, Victoria

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Scientific Name Status Publication Pages ModsID GoogleMaps
Myrmecia gulosa   Mayr, G., 1862, Myrmecologische Studien., Verhandlungen der Zoologisch-Botanischen Gesellschaft in Wien 12, pp. 649-776: 727, (download) 727 4445
Myrmecia gulosa   Smith, F., 1858, Catalogue of the hymenopterous insects in the collection of the British Museum. Part VI. Formicidae., London: British Museum: 143, (download) 143 8127

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 0 times found in Sea level, sandstone scrub, 0 times found in Dry sclerophyll, 0 times found in Dry sclerophyll woodland, 0 times found in sandstone scrub.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 0 times Large mound, very aggressive, 0 times From own nest.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 0 times at light.

Elevations: collected from 121 - 3000 meters, 1345 meters average

Type specimens: syntype of Myrmecia gulosa obscurior: casent0907083

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