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Species: Podomyrma laevifrons   Smith, 1859 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2023)

Podomyrma laevifrons Smith, 1859a PDF: 146 (w.) INDONESIA (Aru Is). Indomalaya. Primary type information: Primary type material: 2 syntype workers. Primary type locality: Indonesia: Aru Is, Aru 20, “3” (A.R. Wallace). Primary type depository: OXUM. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

[Misspelled as levifrons by Dalla Torre, 1893 PDF: 60.]
Status as species: Roger, 1863b PDF: 27; Mayr, 1863a PDF: 443; Smith, 1871a PDF: 327; Mayr, 1876 PDF: 109 (in key); Dalla Torre, 1893 PDF: 60; Emery, 1924f PDF: 237; Donisthorpe, 1932c PDF: 455; Karavaiev, 1935a PDF: 100 (redescription); Chapman & Capco, 1951 PDF: 120; Bolton, 1995b: 339; Taylor, 1999 PDF: 174.
Senior synonym of Podomyrma gracilis: Taylor, 1999 PDF: 174.
Senior synonym of Podomyrma laeviceps: Taylor, 1999 PDF: 174.
Senior synonym of Podomyrma striata: Taylor, 1999 PDF: 174.
// Distribution


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Asia: Indonesia
    Oceania: Australia, Papua New Guinea
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Australasia, Indomalaya

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 9 times found in Rainforest, 1 times found in tidal swamp forest/mangrove, 1 times found in Eucalypt & Melaleuca savanah, 1 times found in Lowland rainforest, 1 times found in Relict rainforest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 4 times ex trunks and low foliage, 1 times Rock - Hill, 1 times on vine, 1 times On branches in newly cleared secondary growth, 1 times On a vine near creek.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 1 times taken at lights 10pm.

Elevations: collected from 50 - 1219 meters, 585 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1944-04-27 00:00:00.0 and 1998-03-30 00:00:00.0

Type specimens: Lectotype of Podomyrma laevifrons: casent0901391; syntype of Podomyrma laeviceps: casent0902001; syntype of Podomyrma striata: casent0901390; syntype of Podomyrma gracilis: casent0904707; syntype of Podomyrma gracilis nugenti: casent0908973; type of Podomyrma castanea: focol1975, focol1976, focol1977

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