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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Pseudomyrmecinae
Genus: Triangulinoda
Enzmann, E.V., 1944
Type species
Pseudomyrma spinicola, now Pseudomyrmex spinicola

Pseudomyrmex spinicola casent0005800 profile 1.jpg

Pseudomyrmex spinicola casent0005800 dorsal 1.jpg

Specimen labels

This genus is not in use as it is currently considered to be a junior synonym of Pseudomyrmex.


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

  • TRIANGULINODA [junior synonym of Pseudomyrmex]
    • Triangulinoda Enzmann, E.V. 1944: 61 [as "branch" of Pseudomyrma]. Type-species: Pseudomyrma spinicola, by original designation.
    • Triangulinoda junior synonym of Pseudomyrmex: Ward, 1990: 469.


  • Bolton, B. 2003. Synopsis and Classification of Formicidae. Mem. Am. Entomol. Inst. 71: 370pp (page 135, Triangulinoda as junior synonym of Pseudomyrmex)
  • Enzmann, E. V. 1944. Systematic notes on the genus Pseudomyrma. Psyche (Camb.) 51: 59-103 (page 61, Triangulinoda as “branch” of Pseudomyrma)
  • Ward, P. S. 1990. The ant subfamily Pseudomyrmecinae (Hymenoptera: Formicidae): generic revision and relationship to other formicids. Syst. Entomol. 15: 449-489 (page 469, Triangulinoda as junior synonym of Pseudomyrmex)