Myrmecia subfasciata

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Myrmecia subfasciata
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmeciinae
Tribe: Myrmeciini
Genus: Myrmecia
Species group: gulosa
Species: M. subfasciata
Binomial name
Myrmecia subfasciata
Viehmeyer, 1924

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Specimen Labels



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Australasian Region: Australia (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps


Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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Countries Occupied

Number of countries occupied by this species based on AntWiki Regional Taxon Lists. In general, fewer countries occupied indicates a narrower range, while more countries indicates a more widespread species.

Estimated Abundance

Relative abundance based on number of AntMaps records per species (this species within the purple bar). Fewer records (to the left) indicates a less abundant/encountered species while more records (to the right) indicates more abundant/encountered species.



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

  • subfasciata. Myrmecia subfasciata Viehmeyer, 1924a: 221 (w.) AUSTRALIA (New South Wales).
    • Type-material: holotype worker.
    • Type-locality: Australia: New South Wales, Liverpool (H. Overbeck).
    • Type-depository: MNHU.
    • Status as species: Clark, 1951: 117; Taylor & Brown, 1985: 16; Taylor, 1987a: 46; Ogata, 1991a: 358; Ogata & Taylor, 1991: 1629 (in list only); Bolton, 1995b: 273.
    • Distribution: Australia.

Type Material



  • Viehmeyer, H. 1924b. Formiciden der australischen Faunenregion. Entomol. Mitt. 13: 219-229 (page 221, worker described)

References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • Viehmeyer H. 1924. Formiciden der australischen Faunenregion. Entomologische Mitteilungen. Berlin-Dahlem 13: 219-229.