Myrmecia tricolor

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Myrmecia tricolor
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 tricolor
Mayr, 1862

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


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

  • tricolor. Myrmecia tricolor Mayr, 1862: 724 (diagnosis in key) (w.) AUSTRALIA. Clark, 1951: 44 (q.). Junior synonym of simillima: Brown, 1953j: 12.