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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Myrmicinae
Tribe: Crematogastrini
Genus: Pseudopodomyrma
Crawley, 1925
Type species
Pseudopodomyrma clarki, now Podomyrma clarki

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Specimen Labels

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


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

  • PSEUDOPODOMYRMA [junior synonym of Podomyrma]
    • Pseudopodomyrma Crawley, 1925: 40. Type-species: Pseudopodomyrma clarki, by monotypy.
    • Pseudopodomyrma junior synonym of Podomyrma: Taylor & Brown, D.R. 1985: 80.


  • Bolton, B. 2003. Synopsis and Classification of Formicidae. Mem. Am. Entomol. Inst. 71: 370pp (page 251, Pseudopodomyrma as junior synonym of Podomyrma )
  • Brown, W. L., Jr. 1973b. A comparison of the Hylean and Congo-West African rain forest ant faunas. Pp. 161-185 in: Meggers, B. J., Ayensu, E. S., Duckworth, W. D. (eds.) Tropical forest ecosystems in Africa and South America: a comparative review. Wash (page 184, Pseudopodomyrma as junior synonym of Podomyrma (provisional))
  • Crawley, W. C. 1925a. Formicidae. A new genus. Entomol. Rec. J. Var. 37: 40-41 (page 40, Pseudopodomyrma as genus)
  • Donisthorpe, H. 1943h. A list of the type-species of the genera and subgenera of the Formicidae. [concl.]. Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. 11(10): 721-737 (page 722, Pseudopodomyrma in Myrmicinae, Myrmecinini)
  • Taylor, R. W.; Brown, D. R. 1985. Formicoidea. Zool. Cat. Aust. 2:1- 149: 1-149, 30 (page 80, Pseudopodomyrma as junior synonym of Podomyrma )