Polyrhachis exulans

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Polyrhachis exulans
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Polyrhachis dives)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Polyrhachis
Species: Polyrhachis exulans
Clark, 1941

This taxon is not in use as it is currently considered to be a junior synonym of Polyrhachis dives.

Nomenclature

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

  • exulans. Polyrhachis (Myrmhopla) exulans Clark, 1941: 91, pl. 13, fig. 24 (w.) AUSTRALIA. Junior synonym of dives: Kohout, 1988c: 433.

References

  • Clark, J. 1941b. Australian Formicidae. Notes and new species. Mem. Natl. Mus. Vic. 12: 71-94 (page 91, pl. 13, fig. 24 worker described)
  • Kohout, R. J. 1988c. Nomenclatural changes and new Australian records in the ant genus Polyrhachis Fr. Smith (Hymenoptera: Formicidae: Formicinae). Mem. Qld. Mus. 25: 429-438 (page 433, Junior synonym of dives)