Philidris cordata fusca

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Philidris cordata fusca
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dolichoderinae
Genus: Philidris
Species: P. cordata
Subspecies: P. cordata fusca
Trinomial name
Philidris cordata fusca
(Forel, 1901)



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Indo-Australian Region: New Guinea.

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Distribution based on specimens

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The above specimen data are provided by AntWeb. Please see Philidris cordata_fusca for further details




The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's New General Catalogue, a catalogue of the world's ants.

  • fusca. Iridomyrmex cordatus r. fuscus Forel, 1901b: 23 (w.q.) NEW GUINEA (Bismarck Archipelago). Combination in Philidris: Shattuck, 1992a: 18. Junior synonym of cordata: Dahl, 1901: 13. Revived from synonymy as subspecies of cordata: Emery, 1913a: 24.



  • Dahl, F. 1901. Das Leben der Ameisen im Bismarck-Archipel, nach eigenen Beobachtungen vergleichend dargestellt. Mitt. Zool. Mus. Berl. 2: 1-70 (page 13, Junior synonym of cordata)
  • Emery, C. 1913a [1912]. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Dolichoderinae. Genera Insectorum 137: 1-50 (page 24, Revived from synonymy as subspecies of cordata)
  • Forel, A. 1901c. Formiciden aus dem Bismarck-Archipel, auf Grundlage des von Prof. Dr. F. Dahl gesammelten Materials. Mitt. Zool. Mus. Berl. 2: 4-37 (page 23, worker, queen described)
  • Shattuck, S. O. 1992a. Review of the dolichoderine ant genus Iridomyrmex Mayr with descriptions of three new genera (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). J. Aust. Entomol. Soc. 31: 13-18 (page 18, Combination in Philidris)