Myrmecia michaelseni overbecki

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Myrmecia michaelseni overbecki
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Myrmecia queenslandica)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmeciinae
Tribe: Myrmeciini
Genus: Myrmecia
Species: Myrmecia michaelseni overbecki
Viehmeyer, 1924

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


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

  • overbecki. Myrmecia michaelseni subsp. overbecki Viehmeyer, 1924a: 222 (w.q.) AUSTRALIA. Junior synonym of queenslandica: Clark, 1943: 112.


  • Clark, J. 1943. A revision of the genus Promyrmecia Emery (Formicidae). Mem. Natl. Mus. Vic. 13: 83-149 (page 112, Junior synonym of queenslandica)
  • Viehmeyer, H. 1924b. Formiciden der australischen Faunenregion. Entomol. Mitt. 13: 219-229 (page 222, worker, queen described)