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Species: Myrmecia desertorum   Wheeler, 1915 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2020)

Myrmecia vindex var. desertorum Wheeler, 1915h PDF: 805 (w.) AUSTRALIA. Australasia. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Clark, 1925b PDF: 144 (q.m.).
Raised to species: Clark, 1930c PDF: 22.
See also: Clark, 1951 PDF: 59.


  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: 1 times found in Edge of mallee, 1 times found in Mixed native/exotic veg., lookout nr. York, 1 times found in Mixed native/exotic veg., rural environ., 1 times found in Mountains & adjacent mulga scrub, 1 times found in Old vineyard, 1 times found in Woodland remnant.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times From nest, 2 times soil, 2 times Nest under Eucalyptus aspera, 1 times Nest entrance, 1 times In tree, Alate, 1 times Grd nest, 1 times ex pine.

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

Type specimens: holotype: anic32-015322; paratype: anic32-006187; syntype: anic32-006188, mvma32-006189; syntype of Myrmecia lutea: casent0912436

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