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Species: Philidris myrmecodiae   (Emery, 1887) 

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See Also:

Philidris myrmecodiae andamanensis, Philidris myrmecodiae mandibularis, Philidris myrmecodiae nigriventris

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Extant: 3 valid subspecies

Iridomyrmex cordatus var. Myrmecodiae Emery, 1887a PDF: 249 (w.) WEST MALAYSIA. Indomalaya. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Combination in Philidris: Shattuck, 1992a PDF: 18.
Raised to species: Emery, 1900: 694.
Junior synonym of Philidris cordata: Dahl, 1901 PDF: 13.
Revived from synonymy, status as species: Forel, 1903f PDF: 407; Emery, 1913a PDF: 25; Mann, 1919 PDF: 362.


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Asia: Indonesia
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in dead twig on vegetation, 1 times found in forest behind camp, 1 times found in nest in old termite nest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times under bark of log, 1 times rotting log/twig, 1 times in dead twig, 1 times Hibiscus EFN.

Elevations: collected from 160 - 500 meters, 386 meters average

Type specimens: syntype of Iridomyrmex cordatus myrmecodiae: casent0905058

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