Polyrhachis cheesmanae

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Polyrhachis cheesmanae
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Polyrhachis
Subgenus: Myrmothrinax
Species: P. cheesmanae
Binomial name
Polyrhachis cheesmanae
Donisthorpe, 1937

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Specimen Labels



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 cheesmanae for further details




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

  • cheesmanae. Polyrhachis (Evelyna) cheesmanae Donisthorpe, 1937c: 273, figs. 1-3 (q.) NEW GUINEA. Combination in P. (Myrmothrinax): Bolton, 1995b: 345.



  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 345, Combination in P. (Myrmothrinax))
  • Hung, A. C. F. 1967a. A new species and two new names of the Polyrhachis ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Mushi 40: 199-202 (page 201, Replacement name: horacei)