Podomyrma gratiosa

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Podomyrma gratiosa
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Podomyrma
Species: P. gratiosa
Binomial name
Podomyrma gratiosa
(Smith, F., 1858)

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Specimen Labels




Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Australasian Region: Australia (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps


Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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

  • gratiosa. Myrmecina gratiosa Smith, F. 1858b: 133 (w.q.) AUSTRALIA. Viehmeyer, 1924b: 315 (m.). Combination in Podomyrma: Roger, 1863b: 27. Current subspecies: nominal plus papuana.

Type Material

The following notes on F. Smith type specimens have been provided by Barry Bolton (details):

Myrmecina gratiosa

One syntype queen in The Natural History Museum. Labelled “Adelaide, 56/43.” The worker syntype described by Smith can not be found.



  • Roger, J. 1863b. Verzeichniss der Formiciden-Gattungen und Arten. Berl. Entomol. Z. 7(B Beilage: 1-65 (page 27, Combination in Podomyrma)
  • Smith, F. 1858a. Catalogue of hymenopterous insects in the collection of the British Museum. Part VI. Formicidae. London: British Museum, 216 pp. (page 133, worker, queen described)
  • Viehmeyer, H. 1924c. Formiciden der australischen Faunenregion. (Fortsetzung). Entomol. Mitt. 13: 310-319 (page 315, male described)