Myrmecia exigua

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Myrmecia exigua
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmeciinae
Tribe: Myrmeciini
Genus: Myrmecia
Species: M. exigua
Binomial name
Myrmecia exigua
(Clark, 1943)

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Australasian Region: Australia (type locality).

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The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's Online Catalogue of the Ants of the World.

  • exigua. Promyrmecia exigua Clark, 1943: 107, pl. 15, fig. 64 (w.) AUSTRALIA. Combination in Myrmecia: Taylor & Brown, D.R. 1985: 9.

Type Material



  • Clark, J. 1943. A revision of the genus Promyrmecia Emery (Formicidae). Mem. Natl. Mus. Vic. 13: 83-149 (page 107, pl. 15, fig. 64 worker described)
  • Taylor, R. W.; Brown, D. R. 1985. Formicoidea. Zool. Cat. Aust. 2:1- 149: 1-149, 30 (page 9, Combination in Myrmecia)