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Species: Myrmecia gulosa   (Fabricius, 1775) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2020)

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

Taxonomic history

Smith, 1858a PDF: 143 (m.); Mayr, 1876 PDF: 95 (q.); Wheeler & Wheeler, 1971d PDF: 246 (l.); Imai et al., 1977 PDF: 345 (k.).
Combination in Myrmecia: Fabricius, 1804 PDF: 424.
Senior synonym of Myrmecia gulosa obscurior: Clark, 1951 PDF: 49.
See also: Ogata, 1991a PDF: 358.
// Distribution


  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 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: 1 times found in Dry sclerophyll, 1 times found in Dry sclerophyll woodland, 1 times found in sandstone scrub, 1 times found in Sea level, sandstone scrub.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times Large mound, very aggressive, 1 times From own nest.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 2 times at light.

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

Collect Date Range: collected between 1873-12-30 and 1999-04-08

Type specimens: syntype of Myrmecia gulosa obscurior: casent0907083

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