Myrmecia forficata rubra

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Myrmecia forficata rubra
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Myrmecia forficata)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmeciinae
Tribe: Myrmeciini
Genus: Myrmecia
Species: Myrmecia forficata rubra
Forel, 1910

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


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

  • rubra. Myrmecia forficata var. rubra Forel, 1910b: 3 (w.) AUSTRALIA. Clark, 1927: 36 (q.). Raised to species: Clark, 1927: 36. Senior synonym of violacea: Clark, 1951: 98. Junior synonym of forficata: Brown, 1953j: 28.