Parasyscia polynikes

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Parasyscia polynikes
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Dorylinae
Genus: Parasyscia
Species: P. polynikes
Binomial name
Parasyscia polynikes
Wilson, 1959

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Specimen Labels

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Indo-Australian Region: New Guinea (type locality).

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Distribution based on specimens

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The above specimen data are provided by AntWeb. Please see Parasyscia polynikes for further details

Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's New General Catalogue, a catalogue of the world's ants.

  • polynikes. Cerapachys (Cerapachys) polynikes Wilson, 1959b: 50 (w.) NEW GUINEA.

Description

References

  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 144, catalogue)
  • Wilson, E. O. 1959d. Studies on the ant fauna of Melanesia. VI. The tribe Cerapachyini. Pac. Insects 1: 39-57 (page 50, worker described)