Myrmica basalis Smith, 1858 an obsolete combination of Trichomyrmex basalis (Smith, 1858)
Myrmica basalis Smith, 1858a: 125 (w.) SRI LANKA. Indomalaya.
Primary type information: Type-material: lectotype worker (by designation of Heterick, 2006: 97). Type-locality: lectotype Sri Lanka (“Ceylon”): (no further data). Type-depository: BMNH. Secondary type information: Paratype-material: 2 paralectotype workers. Paratype-locality: same as for lectotype. Paratype-depository: BMNH.