Myrmecia rowlandi

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Myrmecia rowlandi
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmeciinae
Genus: Myrmecia
Species: M. rowlandi
Binomial name
Myrmecia rowlandi
Forel, 1910

Myrmecia cordata Clark, 1951
Myrmecia cardigaster Brown, 1953
Myrmecia tarsata malandensis Forel, 1915

Myrmecia rowlandi is a species of bull ant native to Australia. They are usually spotted in the Australian state of Queensland, notably in Cairns.[1]

Notable features[edit]

Not much is known about Myrmecia rowlandi, but workers typically are 13-21 millimetres long. Their head and thorax are black, their legs are a brownish black colour, mandibles are yellow, and they have red antennae.[2]


  1. ^ "Gaia Guide:Myrmecia Rowlandi".
  2. ^ John Clark (1951). "The Formicidae of Australia Volume I" (PDF). p. 78.