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Species: Podomyrma adelaidae   (Smith, 1858) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Myrmica adelaidae Smith, 1858a PDF: 128 (w.) AUSTRALIA. Australasia. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Combination in Podomyrma: Dalla Torre, 1893 PDF: 60.
Senior synonym of Podomyrma bimaculata: Forel, 1915b PDF: 50; Emery, 1924f PDF: 237; of Podomyrma sericeiventris: Emery, 1924f PDF: 237; of Podomyrma brevidentata: Taylor, 1999 PDF: 173.


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Oceania: Australia
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 3 times found in Mallee woodland, 3 times found in Open woodland near roadside, 2 times found in native veg., rural environ., 1 times found in heath-scrub, 1 times found in mallee and spinifex, 1 times found in Mallee woodland; light soil/clay.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 2 times On Eucalyptus wandoo, 1 times Tree-trunk, 1 times soil/tree-trunk, 1 times on tree trunk(s), 1 times on tree trunk, 1 times On sandalwood, 1 times On mallee branches (nest holes in branches), 1 times From Jarrah (E. marginata), 1 times Foraging on Eucalyptus, nest in hollow branch, 1 times Collected on rocky outcrop.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 3 times direct collection, 1 times ex soil nest, 1 times Pyrethrum knockdown.

Elevations: collected from 80 - 440 meters, 185 meters average

Type specimens: Holotype of Podomyrma adelaidae: casent0901997; syntype of Podomyrma bimaculata: casent0908964; syntype of Podomyrma bimaculata brevidentata: casent0908965

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