Myrmecia piliventris rectidens

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Myrmecia piliventris rectidens
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Myrmecia piliventris)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmeciinae
Tribe: Myrmeciini
Genus: Myrmecia
Species: Myrmecia piliventris rectidens
Forel, 1910

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


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

  • rectidens. Myrmecia piliventris var. rectidens Forel, 1910b: 5 (w.) AUSTRALIA. Clark, 1951: 160 (q.). Combination in M. (Pristomyrmecia): Emery, 1911d: 21; in Promyrmecia: Clark, 1943: 141. Subspecies of piliventris: Clark, 1943: 141. Raised to species: Clark, 1951: 159. Junior synonym of piliventris: Brown, 1953j: 20.