Melophorus fieldi propinquus

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Melophorus fieldi propinquus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Melophorini
Genus: Melophorus
Species: M. fieldi
Subspecies: M. fieldi propinquus
Trinomial name
Melophorus fieldi propinquus
Viehmeyer, 1925



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Australasian Region: Australia (type locality).

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

  • propinquus. Melophorus fieldi var. propinqua Viehmeyer, 1925a: 36 (w.) AUSTRALIA. Currently subspecies of fieldi: Taylor & Brown, D.R. 1985: 123.

Type Material



  • Taylor, R. W.; Brown, D. R. 1985. Formicoidea. Zool. Cat. Aust. 2:1- 149: 1-149, 30 (page 123, Subspecies of fieldi)
  • Viehmeyer, H. 1925a. Formiciden der australischen Faunenregion. (Fortsetzung.). Entomol. Mitt. 14: 25-39 (page 36, worker described)