Myrmecia flammicollis

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Myrmecia flammicollis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmeciinae
Tribe: Myrmeciini
Genus: Myrmecia
Species: M. flammicollis
Binomial name
Myrmecia flammicollis
Brown, 1953

Identification

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Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Australasian Region: Australia (type locality).

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Biology

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Nomenclature

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

  • flammicollis. Myrmecia flammicollis Brown, 1953j: 23 (w.) AUSTRALIA.

Type Material

  • Holotype, worker, "The Rocky Scrub" around the headwaters of the Rocky River, in the McIlwraith Range, NE of Coen, Cape York Rocky Peninsula, Queensland, Australia, Museum of Comparative Zoology.
  • Paratype, 1 worker, Lankelly Creek, McIlwraith Range, Cape York Peninisula, Queensland, Australia, Museum of Comparative Zoology.
  • Paratype, 2 workers, Rocky Scrub, McIllwraith Range, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia, Museum of Comparative Zoology.
  • Paratype, 1 worker, Rocky Scrub, McIllwraith Range, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia, Queensland Museum.

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