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Genus: Nothomyrmecia   Clark, 1934 


Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2021)

Extant: 1 valid species

Nothomyrmecia Clark, 1934a PDF: 17. Type-species: Nothomyrmecia macrops, by original designation. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Nothomyrmecia in Nothomyrmeciinae, Nothomyrmeciini: Bolton, 1994: 152.
Nothomyrmecia in Prionomyrmecinae: Baroni Urbani, 2000 PDF: 479.
Nothomyrmecia as genus: all authors except the two Baroni Urbani entries above.
Genus Nothomyrmecia references
Brown & Wilson, 1959a PDF: 25 (historical); Taylor, 1978a PDF: 979 (revision, anatomy, phylogeny); Greenslade, 1979: 13 (South Australia, review); Kugler, 1980b PDF: 263 (sting structure); Wheeler et al., 1980 PDF: 131 (larva); Taylor & Brown, 1985: 5 (Australia, catalogue); Billen, 1988 PDF: 27 (comparison of genera); Billen, 1990c: 133 (sting bulb gland); Baroni Urbani et al., 1992 PDF: 317 (phylogeny); Bolton, 1994: 152 (diagnosis, synoptic classification); Bolton, 1995a PDF: 1042 (census); Bolton, 1995b: 13, 292 (catalogue); Shattuck, 1999: 58, 177 (Australia, synopsis); Baroni Urbani, 2000 PDF: 478 (diagnosis, phylogeny); Bolton, 2003 PDF: 133 (synopsis); Ward & Brady, 2003 PDF: 375 (phylogeny, classification); Baroni Urbani, 2005 PDF: 591 (phylogeny, classification); Cantone, 2017 PDF: 181 (brief male diagnosis)

Taxon Page Images:

Nothomyrmecia macrops, mandibles open in prey-capture position. Poochera, South Australia.
Image © Alex Wild. // Distribution


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Oceania: Australia
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
  Native biogeographic regions (according to species list records):

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