Myrmecia loweryi

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Myrmecia loweryi
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmeciinae
Tribe: Myrmeciini
Genus: Myrmecia
Species: M. loweryi
Binomial name
Myrmecia loweryi
Ogata & Taylor, 1991

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Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Australasian Region: Australia (type locality).

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

  • loweryi. Myrmecia loweryi Ogata & Taylor, 1991: 1669, figs. 46, 47 (w.q.m.) AUSTRALIA.

Type Material



  • 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 1669, figs. 46, 47 worker, queen, male described)