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Species: Myrmecia nigrocincta   Smith, 1858 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2022)

Myrmecia nigrocincta Smith, 1858a PDF: 147 (w.) AUSTRALIA. Australasia. Primary type information: Type-material: holotype worker. Type-locality: Australia: (no further data), “56/43”. Type-depository: BMNH. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Oceania: Australia
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Scientific Name Status Publication Pages ModsID GoogleMaps
Myrmecia nigrocincta   Mayr, G., 1862, Myrmecologische Studien., Verhandlungen der Zoologisch-Botanischen Gesellschaft in Wien 12, pp. 649-776: 728, (download) 728 4445
Myrmecia nigrocincta   Smith, F., 1858, Catalogue of the hymenopterous insects in the collection of the British Museum. Part VI. Formicidae., London: British Museum: 147, (download) 147 8127

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 7 times found in Rainforest, 2 times found in Dry sclerophyll, 2 times found in Poor rainforest, 1 times found in Sclerophyll woods, 1 times found in Dry open sclerophyll woods, 1 times found in wet sclerophyll, 1 times found in dry sclerophyll forest, 1 times found in Dry sclr. woods, 1 times found in Edge of rainforest, 1 times found in Medium sclerophyll woods, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 4 times ground nest, 3 times Nest, under stone, 2 times Ground strays, 1 times Foraging ex scrubbery, 1 times Under logs, 1 times Strays, low vegetation, 1 times Strays on ground, 1 times Nest with mound of dirt covered with fine plant debris., 1 times Mound nest, 1 times In logs, trunks recently felled.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 1 times Baited pitfall traps, 1 times Pitfall raps, 1 times Pyrethrum, 1 times Pyrethrum knockdown.

Elevations: collected from 63 - 1219 meters, 565 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1899-05-31 00:00:00.0 and 2014-08-10 00:00:00.0

Type specimens: Holotype of Myrmecia nigrocincta: casent0902805

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