Myrmecia dichospila

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Myrmecia dichospila
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmeciinae
Tribe: Myrmeciini
Genus: Myrmecia
Species: M. dichospila
Binomial name
Myrmecia dichospila
Clark, 1938

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Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Australasian Region: Australia (type locality).

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Nomenclature

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

  • dichospila. Myrmecia (Promyrmecia) dichospila Clark, 1938: 359, fig. 2 (w.q.m.) AUSTRALIA. Combination in Promyrmecia: Clark, 1943: 108; in Myrmecia: Taylor & Brown, D.R. 1985: 8.

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References

  • Clark, J. 1938. The Sir Joseph Banks Islands. Reports of the McCoy Society for Field Investigation and Research. Part 10. Formicidae (Hymenoptera). Proc. R. Soc. Vic. (n.s.) 50: 356-382 (page 359, fig. 2 worker, queen, male described)
  • Clark, J. 1943. A revision of the genus Promyrmecia Emery (Formicidae). Mem. Natl. Mus. Vic. 13: 83-149 (page 108, Combination in Promyrmecia)
  • Taylor, R. W.; Brown, D. R. 1985. Formicoidea. Zool. Cat. Aust. 2:1- 149: 1-149, 30 (page 8, Combination in Myrmecia)