Polyrhachis hirta

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Polyrhachis hirta
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Polyrhachis
Subgenus: Hirtomyrma
Species: P. hirta
Binomial name
Polyrhachis hirta
Viehmeyer, 1914

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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.

  • hirta. Polyrhachis hirta Viehmeyer, 1914b: 59 (w.) NEW GUINEA. Kohout, 1990: 503 (q.). Combination in P. (Myrmhopla): Emery, 1925b: 191.

Description

References

  • Emery, C. 1925d. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Formicinae. Genera Insectorum 183: 1-302 (page 191, Combination in P. (Myrmhopla))
  • Kohout, R. J. 1990. A review of the Polyrhachis viehmeyeri species-group (Hymenoptera: Formicidae: Formicinae). Mem. Qld. Mus. 28: 499-508 (page 503, queen described)
  • Viehmeyer, H. 1914b [1913]. Neue und unvollständig bekannte Ameisen der alten Welt. Arch. Naturgesch. (A)79(1 12: 24-60 (page 59, worker described)
  • Donisthorpe, H. 1949h. A seventh instalment of the Ross Collection of ants from New Guinea. Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. 12(2): 401-422 (page 418, worker described)
  • Hung, A. C. F. 1967a. A new species and two new names of the Polyrhachis ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Mushi 40: 199-202 (page 201, Replacement name: kellyi)