Podomyrma

Podomyrma adelaidae with fly, copyright Mark Newton.

Belongs within: Myrmicinae.

Podomyrma is an Australasian genus of medium-sized, commonly wood-nesting ants characterised by eleven-segmented antennae, a rather long, low petiole, and greatly swollen femora.

<==Podomyrma Smith 1859 [incl. Dacryon Forel 1895, Pseudopodomyrma Crawley 1925]TB85
|--*P. femorata Smith 1859TB85
|--P. abdominalis Emery 1887TB85
| |--P. a. abdominalisTB85
| `--P. a. pulchra Forel 1901TB85
|--P. adelaidae (Smith 1858) [=Myrmica adelaidae]TB85
| |--P. a. adelaidae [incl. P. bimaculata Forel 1901, P. micans sericeiventris Emery 1898]TB85
| |--P. a. brevidentata Forel 1915TB85
| `--P. a. obscurior Forel 1915TB85
|--P. basalis Smith 1859TB85
|--P. bispinosa Forel 1901TB85
|--P. chasei Forel 1901TB85
|--P. christae (Forel 1907) [=Dacryon christae]TB85
|--P. clarki (Crawley 1925) [=*Pseudopodomyrma clarki]TB85
|--P. convergens Forel 1895TB85
|--P. delbruckii Forel 1901TB85
|--P. densestrigosa Viehmeyer 1924TB85
| |--P. d. densestrigosaTB85
| `--P. d. teres Viehmeyer 1924TB85
|--P. elongata Forel 1895 [incl. P. parva Crawley 1925]TB85
|--P. ferruginea (Clark 1934) [=Dacryon ferruginea]TB85
|--P. formosa (Smith 1858) [=Myrmica formosa]TB85
|--P. fortirugis Viehmeyer 1924TB85
|--P. gracilis Emery 1887TB85
| |--P. g. gracilisTB85
| `--P. g. nugenti Forel 1901TB85
|--P. gratiosa (Smith 1858) [=Myrmecina gratiosa]TB85
|--P. grossestriata Forel 1915TB85
|--P. inermis Mayr 1876TB85
|--P. kitschneri (Forel 1915) [=Dacryon kitschneri]TB85
|--P. kraepelini Forel 1901TB85
|--P. laevissima Smith 1863TB85
|--P. lampros Viehmeyer 1924TB85
|--P. libra (Forel 1907) [=Dacryon liber]TB85
|--P. macrophthalma Viehmeyer 1925TB85
|--P. marginata (McAreavey 1949) [=Dacryon marginatus]TB85
|--P. micans Mayr 1876TB85
| |--P. m. micansTB85
| `--P. m. maculiventris Emery 1887TB85
|--P. mjobergi (Forel 1915) [=Dacryon mjobergi]TB85
|--P. muckeli Forel 1910TB85
|--P. nitida (Clark 1938) [=Dacryon nitida]TB85
|--P. novemdentata Forel 1901TB85
|--P. nuda Crawley 1922TB85
|--P. obscura Stitz 1911TB85
|--P. octodentata Forel 1901TB85
|--P. odae Forel 1910TB85
|--P. omniparens (Forel 1895) [=*Dacryon omniparens]TB85
|--P. overbecki Viehmeyer 1924TB85
| |--P. o. overbeckiTB85
| `--P. o. varicolor Viehmeyer 1925TB85
|--P. rugosa (Clark 1934) [=Lordomyrma rugosa]TB85
|--P. striata Smith 1859 [incl. P. castanea Stitz 1911]TB85
|--P. tricolor Clark 1934TB85
`--P. turneri (Forel 1901) [=Dacryon turneri]TB85

*Type species of generic name indicated

References

[TB85] Taylor, R. W., & D. R. Brown. 1985. Formicoidea. In: Walton, D. W. (ed.) Zoological Catalogue of Australia vol. 2. Hymenoptera: Formicoidea, Vespoidea and Sphecoidea pp. 1–149. Australian Government Publishing Service: Canberra.

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