Podomyrma abdominalis

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Podomyrma abdominalis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Podomyrma
Species: P. abdominalis
Binomial name
Podomyrma abdominalis
Emery, 1887

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Specimen Labels



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Australasian Region: Australia.
Indo-Australian Region: Indonesia (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.

  • abdominalis. Podomyrma abdominalis Emery, 1887b: 459 (w.) INDONESIA (Ternate I.). Subspecies of ruficeps: Viehmeyer, 1914c: 523 (in key); Emery, 1924d: 238. Revived status as species: Taylor & Brown, D.R. 1985: 80.

Type Material

  • Syntype, Terenate, Indonesia, museum unknown (prob. MCSN (Genoa)).



  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 338, catalogue)
  • Emery, C. 1887g. Catalogo delle formiche esistenti nelle collezioni del Museo Civico di Genova. Parte terza. Formiche della regione Indo-Malese e dell'Australia (continuazione e fine). [part]. Ann. Mus. Civ. Stor. Nat. 25[=(2)(5): 449-464 (page 459, worker described)
  • Emery, C. 1924f [1922]. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Myrmicinae. [concl.]. Genera Insectorum 174C: 207-397 (page 238, subspecies of ruficeps)
  • Taylor, R. W.; Brown, D. R. 1985. Formicoidea. Zool. Cat. Aust. 2:1- 149: 1-149, 30 (page 80, revived status as species)
  • Viehmeyer, H. 1914c. Papuanische Ameisen. Dtsch. Entomol. Z. 1914: 515-535 (page 523, subspecies of ruficeps (in key))