| Podomyrma femorata|
Smith, F., 1859
Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists
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Distribution based on specimens
The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's New General Catalogue, a catalogue of the world's ants.
- femorata. Podomyrma femorata Smith, F. 1859a: 145 (w.q.) INDONESIA (Aru I.). Senior synonym of convergens: Taylor, 1999: 174.
- convergens. Podomyrma convergens Forel 1895f: 427 (q.) AUSTRALIA. Junior synonym of femorata: Taylor, 1999: 174.
- Podomyrma femorata: Syntype, worker(s), queen(s), Aru, Indonesia, The Natural History Museum.
- Podomyrma convergens Forel, 1895: Holotype, worker, Mackay, Queensland, Australia, Musee d'Histoire Naturelle Genève.
Two worker syntypes, one queen syntype in Oxford University Museum of Natural History. One worker labelled “Aru 30,” (= Aru I., New Guinea), all syntypes labelled “femorata,” and the workers each with “worker 1” on their stage cards. The dissected mouthparts of another specimen are glued to two separate cards.
The four species described by Smith (1859a) were the first species in Podomyrma after he had defined the genus. The numbers written on the stage cards of his specimens correspond to the order of description of the four species: 1 femorata, 2 striata, 3 laevifrons, 4 basalis.
- Smith, F. 1859a. Catalogue of hymenopterous insects collected by Mr. A. R. Wallace at the islands of Aru and Key. [part]. J. Proc. Linn. Soc. Lond. Zool. 3: 132-158 (page 145, worker, queen described)
- Taylor, R. W. 1999. Nomenclatural changes in the Australasian ant genus Podomyrma Fredrick Smith (Hymenoptera: Formicidae: Myrmicinae). Sociobiology 34: 173-174 (page 174, Senior synonym of convergens)