Promyrmecia excavata

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Promyrmecia excavata
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Myrmecia froggatti)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmeciinae
Tribe: Myrmeciini
Genus: Myrmecia
Species: Promyrmecia excavata
Clark, 1951

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


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

  • excavata. Promyrmecia excavata Clark, 1951: 137, figs. 105, 106 (w.q.) AUSTRALIA. Combination in Myrmecia: Brown, 1953j: 18. Junior synonym of froggatti: Ogata & Taylor, 1991: 1643.