Polyrhachis macropus

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Polyrhachis macropus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Polyrhachis
Subgenus: Campomyrma
Species: P. macropus
Binomial name
Polyrhachis macropus
Wheeler, W.M., 1916

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Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Australasian Region: Australia (type locality).

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Biology

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Nomenclature

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

  • longipes. Polyrhachis (Campomyrma) longipes Wheeler, W.M. 1915g: 821, pl. 65, figs. 1, 2; pl. 66, fig. 10 (w.) AUSTRALIA. [Junior primary homonym of longipes Smith, above.] Replacement name: macropa Wheeler, W.M. 1916e: 40.
  • macropus. Polyrhachis (Campomyrma) macropus Wheeler, W.M. 1916e: 40. Replacement name for Polyrhachis (Campomyrma) longipes Wheeler, W.M. 1915g: 821. [Junior primary homonym of Polyrhachis longipes Smith, F. 1859a: 140.] [P. macropus also given as replacement name by Wheeler, W.M. 1916i: 37.] Status as species: Taylor & Brown, 1985: 138; Dorow, 1995: 15; Heterick, 2009: 108.

Type Material

  • Polyrhachis (Campomyrma) longipes: Syntype, 8 workers, Everard Range, South Australia, Australia, Capt. S.A. White, Museum of Comparative Zoology.

Description

References

  • Wheeler, W. M. 1915h. Hymenoptera. [In "Scientific notes on an expedition into the north-western regions of South Australia".]. Trans. R. Soc. S. Aust. 39: 805-823 (page 821, [Junior primary homonym of longipes Smith, F. 1859a: 140.] [P. macropus also given as replacement name by Wheeler, W.M. 1916i: 37.])
  • Wheeler, W. M. 1916g. Some new formicid names. Psyche (Camb.) 23: 40-41 (page 40, Replacement name for longipes)