Myrmecia aberrans taylori

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Myrmecia aberrans taylori
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Myrmecia froggatti)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmeciinae
Tribe: Myrmeciini
Genus: Myrmecia
Species: Myrmecia aberrans taylori
Wheeler, W.M., 1933

This taxon is not in use as it is currently considered to be a junior synonym of Myrmecia froggatti.

Nomenclature

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

  • taylori. Myrmecia (Promyrmecia) aberrans subsp. taylori Wheeler, W.M. 1933i: 53 (w.) AUSTRALIA. Combination in Promyrmecia: Clark, 1943: 95. Junior synonym of froggatti: Brown, 1953j: 17.

References

  • Brown, W. L., Jr. 1953j. Revisionary notes on the ant genus Myrmecia of Australia. Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool. 111: 1-35 (page 17, Junior synonym of froggatti)
  • Clark, J. 1943. A revision of the genus Promyrmecia Emery (Formicidae). Mem. Natl. Mus. Vic. 13: 83-149 (page 95, Combination in Promyrmecia)
  • 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 53, worker described)