Polyrhachis lata

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Polyrhachis lata
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Polyrhachis
Subgenus: Chariomyrma
Species: P. lata
Binomial name
Polyrhachis lata
Emery, 1895

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Specimen Labels

Synonyms

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Australasian Region: Australia (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps

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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.

  • lata. Polyrhachis guerini subsp. lata Emery, 1895g: 357 (w.) AUSTRALIA. Combination in P. (Chariomyrma): Forel, 1915b: 110. Subspecies of aurea: Emery, 1897d: 584 (in key); Forel, 1915b: 110; of guerini: Taylor & Brown, D.R. 1985: 135. Raised to species and senior synonym of aegra: Kohout & Taylor, 1990: 515.
  • aegra. Polyrhachis (Chariomyrma) gab var. aegra Forel, 1915b: 109 (w.) AUSTRALIA. Raised to species: Kohout, 1988a: 50. Junior synonym of lata: Kohout & Taylor, 1990: 515.

Type Material

Description

References

  • Emery, C. 1895h. Descriptions de quelques fourmis nouvelles d'Australie. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Belg. 39: 345-358 (page 357, worker described)
  • Emery, C. 1897e. Viaggio di Lamberto Loria nella Papuasia orientale. XVIII. Formiche raccolte nella Nuova Guinea dal Dott. Lamberto Loria. [concl.]. Ann. Mus. Civ. Stor. Nat. 38[=(2(18): 577-594 (page 584, Subspecies/race of aurea (in key))
  • Forel, A. 1915b. Results of Dr. E. Mjöbergs Swedish Scientific Expeditions to Australia 1910-13. 2. Ameisen. Ark. Zool. 9(1 16: 1-119 (page 110, Combination in P. (Chariomyrma))
  • Forel, A. 1915b. Results of Dr. E. Mjöbergs Swedish Scientific Expeditions to Australia 1910-13. 2. Ameisen. Ark. Zool. 9(1 16: 1-119 (page 110, Subspecies/race of aurea)
  • Kohout, R. J.; Taylor, R. W. 1990. Notes on Australian ants of the genus Polyrhachis Fr. Smith, with a synonymic list of the species (Hymenoptera: Formicidae: Formicinae). Mem. Qld. Mus. 28: 509-522 (page 515, Raised to species, and senior synonym of aegra)
  • Taylor, R. W.; Brown, D. R. 1985. Formicoidea. Zool. Cat. Aust. 2:1- 149: 1-149, 30 (page 135, Subspecies/race of guerini)