Polyrhachis furcula

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Polyrhachis furcula
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Polyrhachis
Subgenus: Myrmatopa
Species: P. furcula
Binomial name
Polyrhachis furcula
Emery, 1911

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Specimen Labels

Identification

Distribution

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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Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • furcula. Polyrhachis furcula Emery, 1911b: 537 (w.) NEW GUINEA. Combination in P. (Myrmatopa): Emery, 1925b: 181.

Description

References

  • Emery, C. 1911f. Formicidae. Résultats de l'expédition scientifique néerlandaise à la Nouvelle-Guinée en 1903 sous les auspices de Arthur Wichmann. Nova Guin. 5: 531-539 (page 537, worker described)
  • Emery, C. 1925d. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Formicinae. Genera Insectorum 183: 1-302 (page 181, Combination in P. (Myrmatopa))