Myrmecia erecta

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Myrmecia erecta
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmeciinae
Tribe: Myrmeciini
Genus: Myrmecia
Species: M. erecta
Binomial name
Myrmecia erecta
Ogata & Taylor, 1991

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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.

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Australasian Region: Australia (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps


Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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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.

Type Material