Definition of Myrmecia
1. Noun. Bulldog ants.
Generic synonyms: Arthropod Genus
Group relationships: Family Formicidae, Formicidae
Member holonyms: Bulldog Ant
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Myrmecia
Literary usage of Myrmecia
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Animal Kingdom Arranged in Conformity with Its Organization by Georges Cuvier, Pierre André Latreille (1831)
"We will terminate this section with the subgenus Myrmecia, Lat., Which seems to lead to the following one, ..."
2. The Cambridge Natural History by Arthur Everett Shipley, Sidney Frederic Harmer (1899)
"The genus Myrmecia is confined to the Australian continent and Tasmania, and includes a considerable number of species of large and moderate-sized ants, ..."
3. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1902)
"... covering in part the insertion of the antenna?; abdominal pedicel of a single segment (except Myrmecia); copulatory organs of the male incompletely ..."