Podomyrma laeviceps

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Podomyrma laeviceps
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Podomyrma laevifrons)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Podomyrma
Species: Podomyrma laeviceps
Mayr, 1867

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

Nomenclature

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

  • laeviceps. Podomyrma laeviceps Mayr, 1867a: 108 (w.) NEW GUINEA. Junior synonym of laevifrons: Taylor, 1999: 174. [Misspelled as leviceps by Dalla Torre, 1893: 60.]

References

  • Mayr, G. 1867a. Adnotationes in monographiam formicidarum Indo-Neerlandicarum. Tijdschr. Entomol. 10: 33-117 (page 108, 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 laevifrons)