Podomyrma clarki

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Podomyrma clarki
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Podomyrma
Species: P. clarki
Binomial name
Podomyrma clarki
(Crawley, 1925)

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Specimen Labels

Identification

Heterick (2009) - Largely glabrous and with an unarmed propodeum.

Keys including this Species

Distribution

Heterick (2009) - Known to occur within the vicinity of Perth, Podomyrma clarki has also collected from coastal woodland in the Fremantle district, Bold Park and Eneabba.

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Australasian Region: Australia (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps

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Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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Biology

Castes

Worker

Nomenclature

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

  • clarki. Pseudopodomyrma clarki Crawley, 1925a: 40 (w.) AUSTRALIA. Clark, 1926: 49 (q.). Combination in Podomyrma: Taylor & Brown, D.R. 1985: 81.

Type Material

Three workers in the Museum of Comparative Zoology from Perth, Western Australia, are labeled as cotypes but Perth is not listed in the original description and these are apparently not true types.

Description

References