Podomyrma castanea

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Podomyrma castanea
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Podomyrma silvicola)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Podomyrma
Species: Podomyrma castanea
Stitz, 1911

This taxon is not in use as it is currently considered to be a junior synonym of Podomyrma silvicola.

Nomenclature

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

  • castanea. Podomyrma castanea Stitz, 1911a: 358, fig. 7 (w.) AUSTRALIA. Junior synonym of striata: Viehmeyer, 1914c: 520; of silvicola: Taylor, 1999: 174.

References

  • Stitz, H. 1911a. Australische Ameisen. (Neu-Guinea und Salomons-Inseln, Festland, Neu-Seeland). Sitzungsber. Ges. Naturforsch. Freunde Berl. 1911: 351-381 (page 358, fig. 7 worker described)
  • Taylor, R. W. 1999. Nomenclatural changes in the Australasian ant genus Podomyrma Fredrick Smith (Hymenoptera: Formicidae: Myrmicinae). Sociobiology 34: 173-174 (page 174, Junior synonym of silvicola)
  • Viehmeyer, H. 1914c. Papuanische Ameisen. Dtsch. Entomol. Z. 1914: 515-535 (page 520, Junior synonym of sriata)