Polyrhachis lownei

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

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Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Australasian Region: Australia (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.

  • lownei. Polyrhachis hookeri r. lownei Forel, 1895a: 44 (w.) AUSTRALIA. Combination in P. (Chariomyrma): Forel, 1915b: 109. Raised to species: Kohout & Taylor, 1990: 515.

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Description

References

  • Forel, A. 1895a. Nouvelles fourmis de diverses provenances, surtout d'Australie. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Belg. 39: 41-49 (page 44, worker described)
  • 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 109, Combination in P. (Chariomyrma))
  • 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)