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Genus: Lordomyrma   Emery, 1897 


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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2023)

Extant: 36 valid species

Lordomyrma Emery, 1897c PDF: 591. Type-species: Lordomyrma furcifera, by subsequent designation of Wheeler, 1911g PDF: 166. AntCat AntWiki

Taxonomic history

[Type-species not Podomyrma caledonica, incorrect subsequent designation by Wheeler, 1919g PDF: 98.]
Lordomyrma in Myrmicinae, Myrmecinini: Emery, 1912b PDF: 105; Emery, 1914e PDF: 41; Forel, 1917 PDF: 244; Wheeler, 1922: 663; Emery, 1924f PDF: 238 [subtribe Podomyrmini]; all subsequent authors to those below; Kugler, 1994 PDF: 25.
Genus Lordomyrma references
Wheeler, 1919g PDF: 98 (diagnosis, all species key); Emery, 1924f PDF: 223 (Prodicroaspis diagnosis, catalogue); Emery, 1924f PDF: 223 (Promeranoplus diagnosis, catalogue); Emery, 1924f PDF: 238 (diagnosis, catalogue); Donisthorpe, 1941a PDF: 37 (all species key); Chapman & Capco, 1951 PDF: 116 (Asia checklist); Taylor & Brown, 1985: 65 (Australia catalogue); Taylor, 1987a PDF: 37, 65, 66 (Australia, New Caledonia checklists); Bolton, 1995a PDF: 1050 (census); Bolton, 1995b: 248 (catalogue); Kugler, 1997 PDF: 193 (sting structure); Shattuck, 1999: 137 (Australia synopsis); Sarnat, 2006 PDF: 13 (Fiji Is species key); Taylor, 2009 PDF: 16 (notes on synonyms); Sarnat & Economo, 2012 PDF: 78 (Fiji species key); Bharti & Ali, 2013 PDF (India species key); Cantone, 2017 PDF: 206 (brief male diagnosis); Liu et al., 2021 10.20362/am.014007 PDF: 3 (synoptic list of Chinese species), 14 (all species key to workers); Dhadwal & Bharti, 2023a 10.20362/am.016001 PDF: 5 (key to India workers).

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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Asia: Bhutan, Borneo, China, India, Indonesia, Japan, Krakatau Islands, Malaysia, Nepal, Philippines, Vietnam
    Oceania: Australia, Fiji, Lord Howe Island, New Caledonia, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Australasia, Indomalaya, Oceania, Palearctic
  Native biogeographic regions (according to species list records):
    Australasia, Indomalaya, Oceania, Palearctic

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

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Lordomyrma   Branstetter, M. G., 2009, The ant genus Stenamma Westwood (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) redefined, with a description of a new genus Propodilobus., Zootaxa 2221, pp. 41-57: 48, (download) 48 22826
Lordomyrma   Taylor, R. W., 2009, Ants of the genus Lordomyrma Emery (1) Generic synonymy, composition and distribution, with notes on Ancyridris Wheeler and Cyphoidris Weber (Hymenoptera: Formicidae: Myrmicinae)., Zootaxa 1979, pp. 16-28: 16-24, (download) 16-24 22490
Lordomyrma   Eguchi, K., Viet, B. T. & Yamane, S., 2011, Generic synopsis of the Formicidae of Vietnam (Insecta: Hymenoptera), Part I - Myrmicinae and Pseudomyrmicinae., Zootaxa 2878, pp. 1-61: 18, (download) 18 23462

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