Polyrhachis maculata

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Polyrhachis maculata
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Polyrhachis
Subgenus: Campomyrma
Species group: femorata
Species: P. maculata
Binomial name
Polyrhachis maculata
Forel, 1915

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Identification

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.

  • maculata. Polyrhachis (Campomyrma) polymnia var. maculata Forel, 1915b: 115 (w.q.) AUSTRALIA. Raised to species: Taylor, 1989a: 25.

Type Material

  • Polyrhachis (Campomyrma) polymnia maculata Forel, 1915: Syntype, worker(s), Malanda, Ravenshoe (as Cedar Creek) and Atherton, Queensland, Australia, Musee d'Histoire Naturelle Genève.

Description

References

  • 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 115, worker, queen described)
  • 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)