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Species: Podomyrma silvicola   Smith, 1860 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2023)

Extant: 2 valid subspecies

Podomyrma silvicola Smith, 1860b PDF: 110 (w.) INDONESIA (Bacan I.). Australasia. Primary type information: Primary type material: 2 syntype workers. Primary type locality: Indonesia: Bachian (= Bacan) I., “Bac 27” (A.R. Wallace). Primary type depository: OXUM. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

[Misspelled as sylvicola by Roger, 1863b PDF: 27; Mayr, 1863a PDF: 443.]
Status as species: Roger, 1863b PDF: 27; Mayr, 1863a PDF: 443; Smith, 1865a PDF: 73; Mayr, 1867a PDF: 108 (redescription); Smith, 1871a PDF: 327; Mayr, 1876 PDF: 110 (in key); Dalla Torre, 1893 PDF: 60; Emery, 1897: 559; Forel, 1904e PDF: 170; Viehmeyer, 1914c PDF: 522 (in key); Emery, 1924f PDF: 238; Donisthorpe, 1932c PDF: 464; Bolton, 1995b: 339; Taylor, 1999 PDF: 174.
Senior synonym of Podomyrma castanea: 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):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 5 times found in Rainforest, 2 times found in Euc. savanna, 1 times found in Disturbed Rainforest, 1 times found in Dry Sclero., 1 times found in lowland rainforest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times ex cavities in branch of recent tree-fall, 1 times on tree, 1 times ex live branch recent tree-fall.

Elevations: collected from 15 - 1005 meters, 381 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1955-05-08 00:00:00.0 and 2006-08-23 00:00:00.0

Type specimens: syntype of Podomyrma silvicola: casent0901392; type of Podomyrma silvicola dimidiata: focol1964

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