Polyrhachis antennata reticulata

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Polyrhachis antennata reticulata
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Polyrhachis
Subgenus: Chariomyrma
Species: P. antennata
Subspecies: P. antennata reticulata
Trinomial name
Polyrhachis antennata reticulata
Dorow, 1995



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 Polyrhachis antennata_reticulata for further details




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

  • aciculata. Polyrhachis antennata var. aciculata Viehmeyer, 1912: 13, fig. 17 (w.) NEW GUINEA. [Junior primary homonym of aciculatus Smith, F. 1858b: 70, above.] Combination in P. (Chariomyrma): Emery, 1925b: 187. Replacement name: reticulata: Dorow, 1995: 17.
  • reticulata. Polyrhachis antennata subsp. reticulata Dorow, 1995: 17. Replacement name for aciculata Viehmeyer, 1912: 13. [Junior primary homonym of aciculatus Smith, F. 1858b: 70.]



  • Dorow, W. H. O. 1995. Revision of the ant genus Polyrhachis Smith, 1857 (Hymenoptera: Formicidae: Formicinae) on subgenus level with keys, checklist of species and bibliography. Cour. Forschungsinst. Senckenb. 185: 1-113 (page 17, Replacement name for aciculata)
  • Smith, F. 1858a. Catalogue of hymenopterous insects in the collection of the British Museum. Part VI. Formicidae. London: British Museum, 216 pp. (page 70, primary homonym)
  • Viehmeyer, H. 1912b. Ameisen aus Deutsch Neuguinea gesammelt von Dr. O. Schlaginhaufen. Nebst einem Verzeichnisse der papuanischen Arten. Abh. Ber. K. Zool. Anthropol.-Ethnogr. Mus. Dres. 14: 1-26 (page 13, [Junior primary homonym of aciculatus Smith, F. 1858b: 70.])