Myrmecia harderi

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Myrmecia harderi
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmeciinae
Tribe: Myrmeciini
Genus: Myrmecia
Species: M. harderi
Binomial name
Myrmecia harderi
Forel, 1910

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Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Australasian Region: Australia (type locality).


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Biology

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Nomenclature

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

  • harderi. Myrmecia harderi Forel, 1910b: 8 (w.) AUSTRALIA. Clark, 1943: 118 (q.); Wheeler, G.C. & Wheeler, J. 1971d: 250 (l.). Combination in Promyrmecia: Clark, 1943: 118; in Myrmecia: Brown, 1953j: 16. Senior synonym of maloni, scabra: Brown, 1953j: 16; of celaena: Ogata & Taylor, 1991: 1661. See also: Clark, 1951: 215.
  • celaena. Promyrmecia celaena Clark, 1943: 120, pl. 14, fig. 42 (w.) AUSTRALIA. Combination in Myrmecia: Brown, 1953j: 17. Junior synonym of harderi: Ogata & Taylor, 1991: 1661.
  • maloni. Promyrmecia maloni Clark, 1943: 121, pl. 14, fig. 43 (w.) AUSTRALIA. Junior synonym of harderi: Brown, 1953j: 16.
  • scabra. Promyrmecia scabra Clark, 1943: 118, pl. 14, figs. 40, 41 (w.q.) AUSTRALIA. Junior synonym of harderi: Brown, 1953j: 16.

Type Material

Description

References

  • Brown, W. L., Jr. 1953j. Revisionary notes on the ant genus Myrmecia of Australia. Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool. 111: 1-35 (page 16, Combination in Myrmecia)
  • Brown, W. L., Jr. 1953j. Revisionary notes on the ant genus Myrmecia of Australia. Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool. 111: 1-35 (page 16, Senior synonym of maloni and scabra)
  • Clark, J. 1943. A revision of the genus Promyrmecia Emery (Formicidae). Mem. Natl. Mus. Vic. 13: 83-149 (page 118, Combination in Promyrmecia)
  • Clark, J. 1951. The Formicidae of Australia. 1. Subfamily Myrmeciinae: 230 pp. CSIRO, Melbourne. [(31.xii).1951.] PDF
  • Forel, A. 1910b. Formicides australiens reçus de MM. Froggatt et Rowland Turner. Rev. Suisse Zool. 18: 1-94 (page 8, worker described)
  • Ogata, K.; Taylor, R. W. 1991. Ants of the genus Myrmecia Fabricius: a preliminary review and key to the named species (Hymenoptera: Formicidae: Myrmeciinae). J. Nat. Hist. 2 25: 1623-1673 (page 1661, Senior synonym of celaena)
  • Wheeler, G. C.; Wheeler, J. 1971d. Ant larvae of the subfamily Myrmeciinae (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Pan-Pac. Entomol. 47: 245-256 (page 250, larva described)