Polyrhachis aedipus

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Polyrhachis aedipus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Polyrhachis
Subgenus: Myrmhopla
Species: P. aedipus
Binomial name
Polyrhachis aedipus
Forel, 1893

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Oriental Region: India, Sri Lanka (type locality).

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

  • aedipus. Polyrhachis aedipus Forel, 1893c: 31 (w.) SRI LANKA. Combination in P. (Myrmhopla): Emery, 1925b: 193. [Misspelled as oedipus by Emery, 1893f: 255 and subsequent authors.]



  • Emery, C. 1925d. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Formicinae. Genera Insectorum 183: 1-302 (page 193, Combination in P. (Myrmhopla))
  • Forel, A. 1893e. Les Formicides de l'Empire des Indes et de Ceylan. Part III. J. Bombay Nat. Hist. Soc. 8: 17-36 (page 31, worker described)