Podomyrma basalis nigrescens

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Podomyrma basalis nigrescens
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Podomyrma
Species: P. basalis
Subspecies: P. basalis nigrescens
Trinomial name
Podomyrma basalis nigrescens
Stitz, 1912

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Indo-Australian Region: New Guinea (type locality).

Distribution based on specimens

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The above specimen data are provided by AntWeb. Please see Podomyrma basalis_nigrescens for further details


Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • nigrescens. Podomyrma striata var. nigrescens Stitz, 1912: 504 (w.) NEW GUINEA. Currently subspecies of basalis: Viehmeyer, 1914c: 521 (in key).

Description

References

  • Stitz, H. 1912. Ameisen aus Ceram und Neu-Guinea. Sitzungsber. Ges. Naturforsch. Freunde Berl. 1912: 498-514 (page 504, worker described)
  • Viehmeyer, H. 1914c. Papuanische Ameisen. Dtsch. Entomol. Z. 1914: 515-535 (page 521, Subspecies of basalis)