Myrmecia dimidiata

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Myrmecia dimidiata
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmeciinae
Genus: Myrmecia
Species: M. dimidiata
Binomial name
Myrmecia dimidiata
Clark, 1951[1]

Myrmecia dimidiata is an Australian ant which belongs to the Myrmecia genus. This species is native to Australia. The Myrmecia dimidiata is distributed in the eastern states of Australia.[2]

Appearance[edit]

The Myrmecia dimidiata is quite big. The worker ants are on average around 23-25 millimetres in length. They are usually a brownish red colour, but the antennae and legs are lighter. The mandibles are yellow.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Myrmecia dimidiata (Clark, 1951)". Integrated Taxonomic Information System. Retrieved 13 March 2014. 
  2. ^ "Myrmecia dimidiata Clark, 1951". Atlas of Living Australia. Govt of Australia. Retrieved 13 March 2014. 
  3. ^ Clark, John (1951). The Formicidae of Australia (Volume 1) (PDF). Melbourne: Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation, Australia. pp. 71–72.