Polyrhachis insularis

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Polyrhachis insularis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Polyrhachis
Subgenus: Campomyrma
Species: P. insularis
Binomial name
Polyrhachis insularis
Emery, 1887

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Synonyms

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Australasian Region: Australia (type locality).
Indo-Australian Region: New Guinea.

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Distribution based on specimens

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

  • insularis. Polyrhachis inconspicua var. insularis Emery, 1887a: 226 (w.) NEW GUINEA. Combination in P. (Campomyrma): Emery, 1925b: 179. Raised to species and senior synonym of subnitens: Taylor, 1989a: 25.
  • subnitens. Polyrhachis inconspicua var. subnitens Emery, 1895g: 357 (w.) AUSTRALIA. Combination in P. (Campomyrma): Emery, 1925b: 179. Junior synonym of insularis: Taylor, 1989a: 25.

Type Material

Description

References

  • Emery, C. 1887a [1886]. Catalogo delle formiche esistenti nelle collezioni del Museo Civico di Genova. Parte terza. Formiche della regione Indo-Malese e dell'Australia. [part]. Ann. Mus. Civ. Stor. Nat. 24[=(2)(4): 209-240 (page 226, worker described)
  • Emery, C. 1925d. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Formicinae. Genera Insectorum 183: 1-302 (page 179, Combination in P. (Campomyrma))
  • Taylor, R. W. 1989a. The nomenclature and distribution of some Australian ants of the genus Polyrhachis Fr Smith (Hymenoptera: Formicidae: Formicinae). J. Aust. Entomol. Soc. 28: 23-27 (page 25, Raised to species, and senior synonym of subnitens)