Podomyrma overbecki

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Podomyrma overbecki
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Podomyrma
Species: P. overbecki
Binomial name
Podomyrma overbecki
Viehmeyer, 1924

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Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Australasian Region: Australia (type locality).

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Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • overbecki. Podomyrma overbecki Viehmeyer, 1924b: 318 (w.) AUSTRALIA. Senior synonym of varicolor: Taylor, 1999: 174.
  • varicolor. Podomyrma overbecki var. varicolor Viehmeyer, 1925a: 25 (w.) AUSTRALIA. Junior synonym of overbecki: Taylor, 1999: 174.

Type Material

Description

References

  • 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 varicolor)
  • Viehmeyer, H. 1924c. Formiciden der australischen Faunenregion. (Fortsetzung). Entomol. Mitt. 13: 310-319 (page 318, worker described)