Polyrhachis horacei

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Polyrhachis horacei
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Polyrhachis
Subgenus: Campomyrma
Species: P. horacei
Binomial name
Polyrhachis horacei
Hung, 1967

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Specimen Labels




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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The above specimen data are provided by AntWeb. Please see Polyrhachis horacei for further details




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

  • cheesmanae. Polyrhachis (Campomyrma) cheesmanae Donisthorpe, 1943d: 459 (q.) NEW GUINEA. [Junior primary homonym of cheesmanae Donisthorpe, above.] Replacement name: horacei Hung, 1967a: 201.
  • horacei. Polyrhachis horacei Hung, 1967a: 201. Replacement name for cheesmanae Donisthorpe, 1943d: 459. [Junior primary homonym of cheesmanae Donisthorpe, 1937c: 273.]



  • Donisthorpe, H. 1943e. The ants (Hym., Formicidae) of Waigeu Island, North Dutch New Guinea. Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. 11(10): 433-475 (page 459, [Junior primary homonym of cheesmanae Donisthorpe, 1937c: 273.])
  • 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 for cheesmanae)