Myrmecia paucidens

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

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

Nomenclature

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

  • paucidens. Myrmecia paucidens Forel, 1910b: 5 (w.) AUSTRALIA (Tasmania). Junior synonym of simillima: Brown, 1953j: 12.

References

  • Brown, W. L., Jr. 1953j. Revisionary notes on the ant genus Myrmecia of Australia. Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool. 111: 1-35 (page 12, Junior synonym of simillima)
  • Forel, A. 1910b. Formicides australiens reçus de MM. Froggatt et Rowland Turner. Rev. Suisse Zool. 18: 1-94 (page 5, worker described)