Polyrhachis esuriens

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Polyrhachis esuriens
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Polyrhachis
Subgenus: Myrmhopla
Species: P. esuriens
Binomial name
Polyrhachis esuriens
Emery, 1897

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Specimen Labels

Synonyms

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Indo-Australian Region: New Guinea (type locality), Philippines.

Distribution based on specimens

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

  • esuriens. Polyrhachis sexspinosa var. esuriens Emery, 1897d: 591 (w.) NEW GUINEA. Combination in P. (Myrmhopla): Emery, 1925b: 191. Junior synonym of sexspinosa: Bolton, 1975c: 12. Revived from synonymy, raised to species and senior synonym of arcuspinosa, juxtaspinosa: Kohout, 1998: 518.
  • arcuspinosa. Polyrhachis (Myrmhopla) arcuspinosa Donisthorpe, 1941c: 140, fig. 1 (w.) NEW GUINEA. Junior synonym of sexspinosa: Bolton, 1975c: 12; of esuriens: Kohout, 1998: 518.
  • juxtaspinosa. Polyrhachis (Myrmhopla) juxtaspinosa Donisthorpe, 1949g: 417, fig. 2 (w.) NEW GUINEA. Junior synonym of sexspinosa: Bolton, 1975c: 12; of esuriens: Kohout, 1998: 518.

Description

References

  • Baltazar, C. R. 1966. A catalogue of Philippine Hymenoptera (with a bibliography, 1758-1963). Pac. Insects Monogr. 8: 1-488 (page 283, listed)
  • Bolton, B. 1975c. The sexspinosa-group of the ant genus Polyrhachis F. Smith (Hym. Formicidae). J. Entomol. Ser. B 44: 1-14 (page 12, Junior synonym of sexspinosa)
  • Emery, C. 1897e. Viaggio di Lamberto Loria nella Papuasia orientale. XVIII. Formiche raccolte nella Nuova Guinea dal Dott. Lamberto Loria. [concl.]. Ann. Mus. Civ. Stor. Nat. 38[=(2(18): 577-594 (page 591, worker described)
  • Emery, C. 1925d. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Formicinae. Genera Insectorum 183: 1-302 (page 191, Combination in P. (Myrmhopla))
  • 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 518, Revived from synonymy, raised to species and senior synonym of arcuspinosa and juxtaspinosa)