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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: uncertain
Genus: Condylodon
Lund, 1831
Type species
Condylodon audouini
1 species
(Species Checklist, Species by Country)

The taxonomomic placement of this genus is uncertain and it is currently considered incertae sedis in Formicidae.



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

  • CONDYLODON [incertae sedis in Formicidae]
    • Condylodon Lund, 1831a: 131. Type-species: Condylodon audouini, by monotypy.
    • Condylodon in family Mutillidae?: Swainson & Shuckard, 1840: 173.
    • Condylodon junior synonym of Pseudomyrma: Dalla Torre, 1893: 55.
    • Condylodon in Ponerinae?: Emery, 1921f: 28 (footnote).
    • Condylodon not in Pseudomyrmecinae, dubiously Ponerinae: Ward, 1990: 471.
    • Condylodon incertae sedis in Ponerinae: Bolton, 1994: 164.
    • Condylodon unidentifiable taxon, incertae sedis in Formicidae: Bolton, 2003: 263.


  • Bolton, B. 1994. Identification guide to the ant genera of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 222 pp. (page 164, Condylodon incertae sedis in Ponerinae)
  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 146, Condylodon incertae sedis in Ponerinae)
  • Bolton, B. 2003. Synopsis and Classification of Formicidae. Mem. Am. Entomol. Inst. 71: 370pp (page 263, Condylodon incertae sedis in Formicidae)
  • Dalla Torre, K. W. von. 1893. Catalogus Hymenopterorum hucusque descriptorum systematicus et synonymicus. Vol. 7. Formicidae (Heterogyna). Leipzig: W. Engelmann, 289 pp. (page 55, Condylodon junior synonym of Pseudomyrma)
  • Emery, C. 1921c. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Myrmicinae. [part]. Genera Insectorum 174A:1-94 94: 1-94 + 7 (page 28, Condylodon a member of Ponerinae? (footnote))
  • Lund, A. W. 1831a. Lettre sur les habitudes de quelques fourmis du Brésil, adressée à M. Audouin. Ann. Sci. Nat. 23: 113-138 (page 131, Condylodon as genus)
  • Swainson W.; Shuckard, W. E. 1840. On the history and natural arrangement of insects. London: Longman, Brown, Green & Longman's, 406 pp. (page 173, Condylodon a member of family Mutillidae?)
  • Ward, P. S. 1990. The ant subfamily Pseudomyrmecinae (Hymenoptera: Formicidae): generic revision and relationship to other formicids. Syst. Entomol. 15: 449-489 (page 471, Condylodon not member of Pseudomyrmecinae, dubiously member of Ponerinae)