Myrmecia decipians

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Myrmecia decipians
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Myrmecia brevinoda)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmeciinae
Tribe: Myrmeciini
Genus: Myrmecia
Species: Myrmecia decipians
Clark, 1951

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


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

  • decipians. Myrmecia decipians Clark, 1951: 86, fig. 66 (w.) AUSTRALIA. Junior synonym of brevinoda: Ogata & Taylor, 1991: 1653.