Myrmecia inquilina

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Myrmecia inquilina
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmeciinae
Tribe: Myrmeciini
Genus: Myrmecia
Species: M. inquilina
Binomial name
Myrmecia inquilina
Douglas & Brown, 1959

Myrmecia inquilina is a social parasite on other Myrmecia species and is known only from the queen (Heterick 2009).

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Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Australasian Region: Australia (type locality).


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Biology

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Nomenclature

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

  • inquilina. Myrmecia inquilina Douglas & Brown, 1959: 13, fig. 1 (q.) AUSTRALIA.

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