Podomyrma ferruginea

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Podomyrma ferruginea
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Podomyrma
Species group: novemdentata
Species: P. ferruginea
Binomial name
Podomyrma ferruginea
(Clark, 1934)

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Type Specimen Label

Podomyrma ferruginea has been collected from powder-bark Wandoo trunks (Heterick 2009).


Keys including this Species


Heterick (2009) - WA. Known from Perth region and Dryandra.

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 Online Catalogue of the Ants of the World.

  • ferruginea. Dacryon ferruginea Clark, 1934b: 37, pl. 3, fig. 2 (w.) AUSTRALIA. Combination in Podomyrma: Taylor & Brown, D.R. 1985: 82.

Type Material

  • Dacryon ferruginea Clark, 1934: Syntype, 1 worker, Bombala, New South Wales, Australia, Museum Victoria, Melbourne.
  • Dacryon ferruginea Clark, 1934: Syntype, worker(s), Bombala, New South Wales and Canberra, ACT, Australia.



References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • Clark J. 1934. New Australian ants. Memoirs of the National Museum, Victoria 8: 21-47.