Key to Australian Genera of Myrmeciinae

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  • Mandibles very long and thin. Petiole with two segments. In full face view eyes abutting or nearly abutting posterior margin of head (where mandibles attach to head) => Key to Australian Myrmecia or Myrmecia of SWBP
Myrmecia gulosa casent0103310 head 1.jpg
Myrmecia gulosa casent0103310 profile 1.jpg
  • Mandibles broadly triangular. Petiole with a single segment. In full face view eyes roughly centered along lateral borders of head => Nothomyrmecia (There is a single species present: Nothomyrmecia macrops)
Nothomyrmecia macrops casent0003155 head 1.jpg
Nothomyrmecia macrops casent0003155 profile 1.jpg