Polyrhachis menelas

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Polyrhachis menelas
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Polyrhachis
Subgenus: Myrmhopla
Species: P. menelas
Binomial name
Polyrhachis menelas
Forel, 1904

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Identification

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Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Oriental Region: India (type locality).

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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.

  • menelas. Polyrhachis menelas Forel, 1904c: 30 (w.) INDIA. Combination in P. (Myrmhopla): Emery, 1925b: 195.

Description

References

  • Emery, C. 1925d. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Formicinae. Genera Insectorum 183: 1-302 (page 195, Combination in P. (Myrmhopla))
  • Forel, A. 1904d. Miscellanea myrmécologiques. Rev. Suisse Zool. 12: 1-52 (page 30, worker described)