Myrmecia rowlandi

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Myrmecia rowlandi
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmeciinae
Tribe: Myrmeciini
Genus: Myrmecia
Species: M. rowlandi
Binomial name
Myrmecia rowlandi
Forel, 1910

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Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Australasian Region: Australia (type locality).

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Biology

Castes

Worker

Nomenclature

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

  • rowlandi. Myrmecia tarsata subsp. rowlandi Forel, 1910b: 4 (w.) AUSTRALIA. Raised to species: Clark, 1951: 78. Senior synonym of malandensis: Brown, 1953j: 10; of cardigaster: Ogata & Taylor, 1991: 1660.
  • malandensis. Myrmecia tarsata r. malandensis Forel, 1915b: 9 (w.m.) AUSTRALIA. Subspecies of tarsata: Clark, 1951: 32. Junior synonym of rowlandi: Brown, 1953j: 10.
  • cordata. Myrmecia cordata Clark, 1951: 116, fig. 90 (w.) AUSTRALIA. [Junior primary homonym of cordata Fabricius, 1804: 425, above.] Replacement name: cardigaster Brown, 1953j: 28.
  • cardigaster. Myrmecia cardigaster Brown, 1953j: 28. Replacement name for cordata Clark, 1951: 116. [Junior primary homonym of cordata Fabricius, 1804: 425]. Junior synonym of rowlandi: Ogata & Taylor, 1991: 1660.

Type Material

Description

References

  • Brown, W. L., Jr. 1953j. Revisionary notes on the ant genus Myrmecia of Australia. Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool. 111: 1-35 (page 10, Senior synonym of malandensis)
  • Clark, J. 1951. The Formicidae of Australia. 1. Subfamily Myrmeciinae: 230 pp. CSIRO, Melbourne. [(31.xii).1951.] PDF
  • Forel, A. 1910b. Formicides australiens reçus de MM. Froggatt et Rowland Turner. Rev. Suisse Zool. 18: 1-94 (page 4, worker described)
  • Ogata, K.; Taylor, R. W. 1991. Ants of the genus Myrmecia Fabricius: a preliminary review and key to the named species (Hymenoptera: Formicidae: Myrmeciinae). J. Nat. Hist. 2 25: 1623-1673 (page 1660, Senior synonym of cardigaster)