Myrmecia piliventris femorata

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Myrmecia piliventris femorata
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Myrmecia fulvipes)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmeciinae
Tribe: Myrmeciini
Genus: Myrmecia
Species: Myrmecia piliventris femorata
Santschi, 1928

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


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

  • femorata. Myrmecia (Pristomyrmecia) piliventris var. femorata Santschi, 1928e: 466 (w.) AUSTRALIA. Wheeler, G.C. & Wheeler, J. 1971d: 252 (l.). Combination in M. (Promyrmecia): Wheeler, W.M. 1933i: 70; in Promyrmecia: Clark, 1943: 142. Senior synonym of barbata: Clark, 1951: 158. Junior synonym of fulvipes: Brown, 1953j: 21.