Podomyrma gastralis

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Podomyrma gastralis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Podomyrma
Species: P. gastralis
Binomial name
Podomyrma gastralis
Emery, 1897

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Specimen Labels

Synonyms

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Australasian Region: Australia (type locality).
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 Podomyrma gastralis 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.

  • gastralis. Podomyrma ruficeps var. gastralis Emery, 1897d: 558 (w.) NEW GUINEA. Raised to species and senior synonym of pulchra, tricolor: Taylor, 1999: 174.
  • pulchra. Podomyrma abdominalis r. pulchra Forel, 1901h: 54 (w.) AUSTRALIA. Subspecies of ruficeps: Emery, 1924d: 238; of abdominalis: Forel, 1915b: 50; Taylor & Brown, D.R. 1985: 80. Junior synonym of gastralis: Taylor, 1999: 174.
  • tricolor. Podomyrma tricolor Clark, 1934b: 36, pl. 3, fig. 1 (w.) AUSTRALIA. Junior synonym of gastralis: Taylor, 1999: 174.

Type Material

Description

References

  • Emery, C. 1897d. Viaggio di Lamberto Loria nella Papuasia orientale. XVIII. Formiche raccolte nella Nuova Guinea dal Dott. Lamberto Loria. [part]. Ann. Mus. Civ. Stor. Nat. 38[=(2(18): 546-576 (page 558, worker described)
  • Taylor, R. W. 1999. Nomenclatural changes in the Australasian ant genus Podomyrma Fredrick Smith (Hymenoptera: Formicidae: Myrmicinae). Sociobiology 34: 173-174 (page 174, Raised to species and senior synonym of pulchra and tricolor)