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Species: Myrmecia gulosa   (Fabricius, 1775) 

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Myrmecia gulosa obscurior

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2015)

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

Taxonomic history

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

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Forel, A., 1922:
[[ worker ]]. Longueur: 20 a 21 mm. Differe du type par sa couleur bien plus foncee; la tete, le thorax, l'abdomen (sauf son extremite
7 noire), les pattes et les antennes sont d'un roussatre bien plus fonce que chez le type. En outre, les stries du pronotum, qui est plus etroit que chez le type, sont longitud inales sur les 2 / 3 anterieurs; en arriere, elles divergent obliquement de chaque cote.
J'ai recu cette variete d'Australie sans autres indications de localite.

Smith, F.:
Formica gulosa, Fabr. Syst. Ent. 395 [[worker]]; Spec. Ins. i. 494. 34; Ent. Syst. ii. 363. 55.
Oliv. Encycl. Meth. vi. 501. 50.
Latr. Hist. Nat. Fourm. 215. pl. 8. f. 49.
Myrmecia gulosa, Fabr. Syst. Piez. 424. 2.
Myrmica gulosa, Guer. Voy. Coq. ii. 206.
Hab. Australia.
The male of this species differs from the other sexes, principally in having the antennae nearly as long as the body, the scape very short, the head compressed, the eyes and ocelli very prominent; it is about the same size as the other sexes.

Mayr, G., 1862:
Sidney (Novara), Neuholland (M. C. Vienn. und in meiner Sammlung).

Specimen Habitat Summary

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

Collected most commonly using these methods or in the following microhabitats: 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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