Meranoplus puryi

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Meranoplus puryi
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Meranoplus
Species: M. puryi
Binomial name
Meranoplus puryi
Forel, 1902

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Specimen Labels



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Australasian Region: Australia (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps


Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's New General Catalogue, a catalogue of the world's ants.

  • puryi. Meranoplus puryi Forel, 1902h: 456 (w.) AUSTRALIA.

Type Material



  • Forel, A. 1902j. Fourmis nouvelles d'Australie. Rev. Suisse Zool. 10: 405-548 (page 456, worker described)
  • Schodl, S. 2004. On the taxonomy of Meranoplus puryi Forel, 1902 and Meranoplus puryi curvispina Forel, 1910 (Insecta: Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Ann. Naturhist. Mus. Wien B. Bot. Zool. 105: 349-360 (page 354, lectotype designated, curvispina raised to species)
  • Taylor, R. W. 1990d. The nomenclature and distribution of some Australian and New Caledonian ants of the genus Meranoplus Fr. Smith (Hymenoptera: Formicidae: Myrmicinae). Gen. Appl. Entomol. 22: 31-40 (page 39, Senior synonym of curvispina)