Myrmecia pumilio

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Myrmecia pumilio
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Myrmecia urens)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmeciinae
Tribe: Myrmeciini
Genus: Myrmecia
Species: Myrmecia pumilio
Mayr, 1866

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

Nomenclature

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

  • pumilio. Myrmecia pumilio Mayr, 1866b: 896 (w.) AUSTRALIA. Junior synonym of picta: Mayr, 1876: 94; of urens: Clark, 1943: 103.

References

  • Clark, J. 1943. A revision of the genus Promyrmecia Emery (Formicidae). Mem. Natl. Mus. Vic. 13: 83-149 (page 103, Junior synonym of urens)
  • Mayr, G. 1866b. Diagnosen neuer und wenig gekannter Formiciden. Verh. K-K. Zool.-Bot. Ges. Wien 16: 885-908 (page 896, worker described)
  • Mayr, G. 1876. Die australischen Formiciden. J. Mus. Godeffroy 12: 56-115 (page 94, Junior synonym of picta)