Myrmecia fulviculis

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Myrmecia fulviculis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmeciinae
Tribe: Myrmeciini
Genus: Myrmecia
Species: M. fulviculis
Binomial name
Myrmecia fulviculis
Forel, 1913

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Keys including this Species

Distribution

An early record from Tasmania is apparently an error and the species is only known from mainland Australia (Clark, 1943: 144).

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.

  • fulviculis. Myrmecia (Pristomyrmecia) fulvipes r. fulviculis Forel, 1913g: 174 (w.) AUSTRALIA. Clark, 1951: 163 (q.m.). Combination in M. (Promyrmecia): Wheeler, W.M. 1933i: 70; in Promyrmecia: Clark, 1943: 144; in Myrmecia: Taylor & Brown, D.R. 1985: 10. Raised to species: Clark, 1943: 144.

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Description

References

  • Clark, J. 1943. A revision of the genus Promyrmecia Emery (Formicidae). Mem. Natl. Mus. Vic. 13: 83-149 (page 144, Combination in Promyrmecia)
  • Clark, J. 1951. The Formicidae of Australia. 1. Subfamily Myrmeciinae: 230 pp. CSIRO, Melbourne. [(31.xii).1951.] PDF
  • Forel, A. 1913h. Fourmis de Tasmanie et d'Australie récoltées par MM. Lae, Froggatt etc. Bull. Soc. Vaudoise Sci. Nat. 49: 173-195 (page 174, worker described)
  • Taylor, R. W.; Brown, D. R. 1985. Formicoidea. Zool. Cat. Aust. 2:1- 149: 1-149, 30 (page 10, Combination in Myrmecia)
  • Wheeler, W. M. 1933i. Colony founding among ants, with an account of some primitive Australian species. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, viii + 179 pp. (page 70, Combination in M. (Promyrmecia))