Polyrhachis keratifera

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Polyrhachis keratifera
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Polyrhachis
Subgenus: Myrmhopla
Species: P. keratifera
Binomial name
Polyrhachis keratifera
Karavaiev, 1927

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Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Indo-Australian Region: Indonesia (type locality).

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Nomenclature

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

  • keratifera. Polyrhachis (Myrmhopla) keratifera Karavaiev, 1927e: 39, fig. 17 (w.q.) INDONESIA (Ambon I.).

The following notes on V.A. Karavaiev type specimens have been provided by Martynov & Radchenko (2016) based on material held in the Institute of Zoology, Ukrainian Academy of Science:

Type locality(-ies): “Amboina, 23.II.1913 (Nr. 2505), zahlreiche ww, geflüg. qq und Larven aus einem Nest”.

Original Karawajew label(-s): “Polyrhachis (Myrmhopla) / keratifera Karavaev, typus / 2505. Amboina, Karavaev”.

Material: SYNTYPES, 4 w, 1 q (newly mounted, IN 314/6/1), 60 w, 5 q (in alcohol, IN 314/BAMS1/Karaw22).

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