- Myrmecia aberrans
- Myrmecia simillima
- Clypeo-labral hinge fully exposed; dorsum of labrum projects anteriorly between the mandibular bases
- Eyes large and situated anteriorly on head, their anterior margins very close to the posterior clypeal border
- Second funicular segment elongate and slender
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