Myrmecia flammicollis

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Myrmecia flammicollis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmeciinae
Tribe: Myrmeciini
Genus: Myrmecia
Species: M. flammicollis
Binomial name
Myrmecia flammicollis
Brown, 1953

Identification

Keys including this Species

Distribution

Latitudinal Distribution Pattern

Latitudinal Range: -12.71667° to -13.9°.

 
North
Temperate
North
Subtropical
Tropical South
Subtropical
South
Temperate

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Australasian Region: Australia (type locality).

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Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • flammicollis. Myrmecia flammicollis Brown, 1953j: 23 (w.) AUSTRALIA (Queensland).
    • Type-material: holotype worker, 6 paratype workers.
    • Type-locality: holotype Australia: Queensland, Cape York Peninsula, McIlwraith Range, headwaters of Rocky River, NE Coen (P.J. Darlington); paratypes: 3 workers with same data, 3 workers Cape York, McIlwraith Range, Lankelly Creek. “a few miles” E Coen (P.J. Darlington).
    • Type-depositories: MCZC (holotype); MCZC, QMBA (paratypes).
    • Status as species: Taylor & Brown, 1985: 9; Taylor, 1987a: 43; Ogata, 1991a: 359; Ogata & Taylor, 1991: 1639 (in key); Bolton, 1995b: 271.
    • Distribution: Australia.

Type Material

  • Holotype, worker, "The Rocky Scrub" around the headwaters of the Rocky River, in the McIlwraith Range, NE of Coen, Cape York Rocky Peninsula, Queensland, Australia, Museum of Comparative Zoology.
  • Paratype, 1 worker, Lankelly Creek, McIlwraith Range, Cape York Peninisula, Queensland, Australia, Museum of Comparative Zoology.
  • Paratype, 2 workers, Rocky Scrub, McIllwraith Range, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia, Museum of Comparative Zoology.
  • Paratype, 1 worker, Rocky Scrub, McIllwraith Range, Cape York Peninsula, Queensland, Australia, Queensland Museum.

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