Ogata & Taylor, 1991
Keys including this Species
Heterick (2009) - The usual range of the hirsute Myrmecia erecta, according to its authors (Ogata and Taylor 1991), has a distribution ranging from south-eastern WA through to the southern gulfs of SA. However, the Curtin Ant Collection has a specimen, apparently of that species, that was collected at Karragullen, near Perth.
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The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's New General Catalogue, a catalogue of the world's ants.
- erecta. Myrmecia erecta Ogata & Taylor, 1991: 1655, figs. 41-43 (w.q.) AUSTRALIA.
- Holotype, worker, Stenhouse Bay, South Australia, Australia, Australian National Insect Collection.
- Paratype, 14 workers, Stenhouse Bay, South Australia, Australia, Australian National Insect Collection.
- Paratype, numerous workers, South Australia and Western Australia, Australia, various museums.
- Heterick, B. E. 2009. A guide to the ants of South-western Australia. Records of the Western Australian Museum, Supplement 76:1-206.
- 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 1665, figs. 41-43 worker, queen described)