Philidris myrmecodiae andamanensis

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Philidris myrmecodiae andamanensis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dolichoderinae
Tribe: Leptomyrmecini
Genus: Philidris
Species: P. myrmecodiae
Subspecies: P. myrmecodiae andamanensis
Trinomial name
Philidris myrmecodiae andamanensis
(Forel, 1903)



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Oriental Region: India (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps


Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's Online Catalogue of the Ants of the World.

  • andamanensis. Iridomyrmex myrmecodiae var. andamanensis Forel, 1903d: 407 (w.m.) INDIA (Andaman Is).
    • Combination in Philidris: Shattuck, 1992a: 18.
    • Subspecies of myrmecodiae: Emery, 1913a: 25; Shattuck, 1994: 137; Bolton, 1995b: 334.



  • Forel, A. 1903f. Les fourmis des îles Andamans et Nicobares. Rapports de cette faune avec ses voisines. Rev. Suisse Zool. 11: 399-411 (page 407, worker, male described)
  • Shattuck, S. O. 1992a. Review of the dolichoderine ant genus Iridomyrmex Mayr with descriptions of three new genera (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). J. Aust. Entomol. Soc. 31: 13-18 (page 18, Combination in Philidris)