Myrmecia dispar

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Myrmecia dispar
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmeciinae
Tribe: Myrmeciini
Genus: Myrmecia
Species: M. dispar
Binomial name
Myrmecia dispar
(Clark, 1951)

Identification

Keys including this Species

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Australasian Region: Australia (type locality).


Distribution based on AntMaps

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Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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Biology

Life History Traits

  • Queen number: monogynous (Rissing and Pollock, 1988; Frumhoff & Ward, 1992)

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • dispar. Promyrmecia dispar Clark, 1951: 226, fig. 193 (w.) AUSTRALIA. Combination in Myrmecia: Taylor & Brown, D.R. 1985: 8.

Type Material

Description

Worker Morphology

  • Caste: monomorphic
  • Source: Rissing and Pollock, 1988

References

References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • CSIRO Collection
  • Heterick B. E. 2009. A guide to the ants of south-western Australia. Records of the Western Australian Museum Supplement 76: 1-206. 
  • Sinclair J. E., and T. R. New. 2004. Pine plantations in south eastern Australia support highly impoverished ant assemblages (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Journal of Insect Conservation 8: 277-286.