Myrmica rubra canadensis

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Myrmica rubra canadensis
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Myrmica incompleta)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Myrmicini
Genus: Myrmica
Species: Myrmica rubra canadensis
Wheeler, W.M., 1916

Myrmica brevinodis-var.-canadiensis 23148 23148 hal.jpg

Myrmica brevinodis-var.-canadiensis 23148 23148 had.jpg

Syntype Specimen Label

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


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

  • canadensis. Myrmica brevinodis var. canadensis Wheeler, W.M. 1916m: 587 (w.q.m.) CANADA.
    • [First available use of Myrmica rubra subsp. brevinodis var. canadensis Wheeler, W.M. 1907b: 76 (w.q.m.) CANADA; unavailable (infrasubspecific) name.]
    • Subspecies of brevinodis: Wheeler, W.M. 1916m: 587; Emery, 1921f: 37; Menozzi, 1932b: 310.
    • Junior synonym of brevinodis: Weber, 1950b: 189.


  • Wheeler, W.M. 1916m. Hymenoptera of Connecticut. Formicoidea (pp. 577-601). In Britton, W.E. (director). Guide to the Insects of Connecticut. Part 3. The Hymenoptera, or Wasp-like Insects of Connecticut. State Geological and Natural History Survey (State of Connecticut Public Document No. 47) 5. Bulletin 22: 824 pp. [(31.xii).1916.]