Myrmecia cardigaster

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Myrmecia cardigaster
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Myrmecia rowlandi)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmeciinae
Tribe: Myrmeciini
Genus: Myrmecia
Species: Myrmecia cardigaster
Brown, 1953

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


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

  • cardigaster. Myrmecia cardigaster Brown, 1953j: 28. Replacement name for cordata Clark, 1951: 116. [Junior primary homonym of cordata Fabricius, 1804: 425]. Junior synonym of rowlandi: Ogata & Taylor, 1991: 1660.