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Species: Myrmecia sanguinea   Smith, 1858 

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Myrmecia pyriformis

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2022)

Myrmecia sanguinea Smith, 1858a PDF: 148 (w.) AUSTRALIA (Tasmania). Australasia. Primary type information: Type-material: holotype worker. Type-locality: Australia: Tasmania, (“Smith coll. Pres. by Mrs Farren White”). Type-depository: BMNH. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Status as species: Roger, 1861a PDF: 35; Mayr, 1862 PDF: 725 (in key); Roger, 1863b PDF: 22; Mayr, 1863a PDF: 430; Mayr, 1865 PDF: 84; Mayr, 1876 PDF: 94; Dalla Torre, 1893 PDF: 22; Forel, 1907j PDF: 267; Forel, 1910b PDF: 3; Emery, 1911e PDF: 20; Forel, 1915b PDF: 4; Crawley, 1915b: 232; Crawley, 1926 PDF: 378 (redescription).
Junior synonym of Myrmecia forficata: Clark, 1951 PDF: 93.
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  Geographic regions: Not found on any curated Geolocale/Taxon lists.

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Scientific Name Status Publication Pages ModsID GoogleMaps
Myrmecia sanguinea   Smith, F., 1858, Catalogue of the hymenopterous insects in the collection of the British Museum. Part VI. Formicidae., London: British Museum: 148, (download) 148 8127
Myrmecia sanguinea   Mayr, G., 1862, Myrmecologische Studien., Verhandlungen der Zoologisch-Botanischen Gesellschaft in Wien 12, pp. 649-776: 729, (download) 729 4445
Myrmecia sanguinea   Crawley W. C., 1915, Ants from north and south-west Australia (G. F. Hill, Rowland Turner) and Christmas Island, Straits Settlements. Part 2, Ann. Mag Natur. Hist. 15, pp. 232-239: 232, (download) 232 6192

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