Myrmica caeca

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Myrmica caeca
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Myrmicini
Genus: Myrmica
Species: M. caeca
Binomial name
Myrmica caeca
Jerdon, 1851



Distribution based on type material

India (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps


Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's Online Catalogue of the Ants of the World.

  • caeca. Myrmica caeca Jerdon, 1851: 116 (w.) INDIA. Unidentifiable to genus; incertae sedis in Myrmica: Bolton, 1995b: 278; incertae sedis in Myrmicinae: Radchenko & Elmes, 2010: 664.

The following notes on F. Smith type specimens have been provided by Barry Bolton (details):

Two worker syntypes in The Natural History Museum. Labelled “59.58 Dory, New Guinea.”



  • Jerdon, T. C. 1851. A catalogue of the species of ants found in Southern India. Madras J. Lit. Sci. 17: 103-127 (page 116, worker described)