Meranoplus dimidiatus

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Meranoplus dimidiatus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Meranoplus
Species: M. dimidiatus
Binomial name
Meranoplus dimidiatus
Smith, F., 1867

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Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Australasian Region: Australia (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps


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

  • dimidiatus. Meranoplus dimidiatus Smith, F. 1867: 527, pl. 26, fig. 8 (w.) AUSTRALIA. Wheeler, G.C. & Wheeler, J. 1973a: 37 (l.).

Type Material



  • Smith, F. 1867. Descriptions of new species of Cryptoceridae. Trans. Entomol. Soc. Lond. (3) 5: 523-528 (page 527, pl. 26, fig. 8 worker described)
  • Wheeler, G. C.; Wheeler, J. 1973a. The ant larvae of six tribes: second supplement (Hymenoptera: Formicidae: Myrmicinae). J. Ga. Entomol. Soc. 8: 27-39 (page 37, larva described)