Polyrhachis contemta

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Polyrhachis contemta
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Polyrhachis
Subgenus: Chariomyrma
Species: P. contemta
Binomial name
Polyrhachis contemta
Mayr, 1876

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Specimen Labels

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Australasian Region: Australia (type locality).

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Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • contemta. Polyrhachis contemta Mayr, 1876: 74 (w.) AUSTRALIA. Combination in P. (Chariomyrma): Emery, 1925b: 186.

Type Material

Description

References

  • Emery, C. 1925d. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Formicinae. Genera Insectorum 183: 1-302 (page 186, Combination in P. (Chariomyrma))
  • Mayr, G. 1876. Die australischen Formiciden. J. Mus. Godeffroy 12: 56-115 (page 74, worker described)