Podomyrma nitida

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Podomyrma nitida
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Podomyrma
Species group: novemdentata
Species: P. nitida
Binomial name
Podomyrma nitida
(Clark, 1938)

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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 Online Catalogue of the Ants of the World.

  • nitida. Dacryon nitida Clark, 1938: 364, fig. 4 (w.q.m.) AUSTRALIA. [Unresolved junior secondary homonym of Podomyrma nitida Smith, F. 1860b: 110, above (Bolton, 1995b: 339).] Combination in Podomyrma: Taylor & Brown, D.R. 1985: 83.

Type Material

  • Dacryon nitida Clark, 1938: Syntype, worker(s), queen(s), male(s), Reevesby Island, South Australia, Australia, Museum Victoria, Melbourne.



  • Clark, J. 1938. The Sir Joseph Banks Islands. Reports of the McCoy Society for Field Investigation and Research. Part 10. Formicidae (Hymenoptera). Proc. R. Soc. Vic. (n.s.) 50: 356-382 (page 364, fig. 4 worker, queen, male described [Unresolved junior secondary homonym of Podomyrma nitida Smith, F. 1860b: 110])
  • Taylor, R. W.; Brown, D. R. 1985. Formicoidea. Zool. Cat. Aust. 2:1- 149: 1-149, 30 (page 83, Combination in Podomyrma)