Myrmecia picticeps

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Myrmecia picticeps
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmeciinae
Tribe: Myrmeciini
Genus: Myrmecia
Species: M. picticeps
Binomial name
Myrmecia picticeps
Clark, 1951

Identification

Heterick (2009) - The head capsule in Myrmecia picticeps is bicoloured, the posterior sector being black and the anterior sector reddish.

Keys including this Species

Distribution

Heterick (2009) - Occurs near the south-western coast of the SWBP in WA.

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Australasian Region: Australia (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps

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Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • picticeps. Myrmecia picticeps Clark, 1951: 47, fig. 25 (w.) AUSTRALIA.

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Description

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