Polyrhachis cyrus

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Polyrhachis cyrus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Polyrhachis
Subgenus: Chariomyrma
Species: P. cyrus
Binomial name
Polyrhachis cyrus
Forel, 1901

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Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

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

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Distribution based on specimens

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The above specimen data are provided by AntWeb. Please see Polyrhachis cyrus 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.

  • cyrus. Polyrhachis cyrus Forel, 1901b: 32 (w.q.m.) NEW GUINEA (Bismarck Archipelago). Combination in P. (Chariomyrma): Emery, 1925b: 186. Senior synonym of urania: Kohout, 1998: 511.
  • urania. Polyrhachis urania Forel, 1902h: 516 (w.) AUSTRALIA. Combination in P. (Chariomyrma): Emery, 1925b: 187. Junior synonym of cyrus: Kohout, 1998: 511.

Type Material

Description

References

  • Emery, C. 1925d. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Formicinae. Genera Insectorum 183: 1-302 (page 186, Combination in P. (Chariomyrma))
  • Forel, A. 1901c. Formiciden aus dem Bismarck-Archipel, auf Grundlage des von Prof. Dr. F. Dahl gesammelten Materials. Mitt. Zool. Mus. Berl. 2: 4-37 (page 32, worker, queen, male described)
  • Kohout, R. J. 1998. New synonyms and nomenclatural changes in the ant genus Polyrhachis Fr. Smith (Hymenoptera: Formicidae: Formicinae). Mem. Qld. Mus. 42: 505-531 (page 511, Senior synonym of urania)