Cladomyrma petalae

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Cladomyrma petalae
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Plagiolepidini
Genus: Cladomyrma
Species: C. petalae
Binomial name
Cladomyrma petalae
Agosti, 1991

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Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Indo-Australian Region: Borneo, Indonesia, Malaysia (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps


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The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's New General Catalogue, a catalogue of the world's ants.

  • mossyna. Cladomyrma mossyna Agosti, 1991: 307, figs. 14, 17, 22 (s.w.q.) BORNEO. Junior synonym of petalae: Agosti, Moog & Maschwitz, 1999: 13.
  • petalae. Cladomyrma petalae Agosti, 1991: 308, figs. 13, 16, 20, 25, 26 (s.w.q.m.) WEST MALAYSIA. Senior synonym of mossyna: Agosti, Moog & Maschwitz, 1999: 13.



  • Agosti, D. 1991. Revision of the oriental ant genus Cladomyrma, with an outline of the higher classification of the Formicinae (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Syst. Entomol. 16: 293-310 (page 308, figs. 13, 16, 20, 25, 26 soldier, worker, queen, male described)
  • Agosti, D.; Moog, J.; Maschwitz, U. 1999. Revision of the Oriental plant-ant genus Cladomyrma. Am. Mus. Novit. 3283: 1-24 (page 13, Senior synonym of mossyna)