Promyrmecia shepherdi

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Promyrmecia shepherdi
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Myrmecia varians)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmeciinae
Tribe: Myrmeciini
Genus: Myrmecia
Species: Promyrmecia shepherdi
Clark, 1943

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


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

  • shepherdi. Promyrmecia shepherdi Clark, 1943: 128, pl. 15, figs. 50-52 (w.q.m.) AUSTRALIA. Junior synonym of varians: Brown, 1953j: 15.