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Genus: Myrmecia   Fabricius, 1804 


Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2015)

91 species

Myrmecia Fabricius, 1804 PDF: 423 . Type-species: Formica gulosa, by subsequent designation of Shuckard, in Swainson & Shuckard, 1840: 173. AntCat AntWiki

Taxonomic history

Myrmecia in Poneridae, Myrmicidae: Smith, 1858a PDF: 143.
Myrmecia in Myrmicinae: Mayr, 1865: 18 [Myrmicidae]; Mayr, 1866b PDF: 896 [Myrmicidae].
Myrmecia in Myrmicidae, Myrmeciidae: Emery, 1877b PDF: 81.
Myrmecia in Poneridae, Myrmeciinae: Ashmead, 1905c PDF: 382.
Myrmecia in Ponerinae, Myrmeciini: Forel, 1893b PDF: 162 [Myrmecii]; Emery, 1895l PDF: 766 [Myrmecii]; Wheeler, 1910a: 134 [Myrmecii]; Emery, 1911e PDF: 17; Forel, 1917 PDF: 235; Wheeler, 1922: 640; Clark, 1934c PDF: 50; Donisthorpe, 1943g: 665.
Myrmecia in Myrmeciinae: Clark, 1951 PDF: 16 (in key); Brown, 1954e PDF}: 23; all subsequent authors.
[For genus references see Myrmeciinae]

Taxon Page Images:

Predator and prey: Myrmecia pyriformis with a European hornet. Yandoit, Victoria, Australia.
Image © Alex Wild.

Taxon Page Author History

On 2013-08-23 06:26:01 Zach Lieberman modified Images
On 2013-08-23 06:25:28 Zach Lieberman modified Images

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