Polyrhachis romanovi

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Polyrhachis romanovi
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Polyrhachis
Subgenus: Myrmhopla
Species: P. romanovi
Binomial name
Polyrhachis romanovi
Santschi, 1928



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Indo-Australian Region: Borneo, Indonesia (type locality), Malaysia.

Distribution based on AntMaps


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

  • dichroa. Polyrhachis (Myrmhopla) acantha subsp. dichroa Karavaiev, 1927e: 33 (w.) INDONESIA (Java). [Junior primary homonym of dichroa Forel, above.] Replacement name: romanovi Santschi, 1928h: 139.
  • romanovi. Polyrhachis (Myrmhopla) acantha st. romanovi Santschi, 1928h: 139. Replacement name for dichroa Karavaiev, 1927e: 33. [Junior primary homonym of dichrous Forel, 1893c: 21.] Subspecies of saevissima: Bolton, 1995b: 355. Raised to species: Kohout, 1998: 517.



  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 355, Subspecies of saevissima)
  • Forel, A. 1893e. Les Formicides de l'Empire des Indes et de Ceylan. Part III. J. Bombay Nat. Hist. Soc. 8: 17-36 (page 21, primary homonym)
  • Karavaiev, V. 1927f. Ameisen aus dem Indo-Australischen Gebiet. III. Zb. Prats Zool. Muz. 3:3-52 [= Tr. Ukr. Akad. Nauk Fiz.-Mat. Vidd. 7:3-52]. (page 33, Junior primary homonym of dichrous)
  • Kohout, R. J. 1998. New synonyms and nomenclatural changes in the ant genus Polyrhachis Fr. Smith (Hymenoptera: Formicidae: Formicinae). Mem. Qld. Mus. 42: 505-531 (page 517, Raised to species)
  • Santschi, F. 1928h. Fourmis de Sumatra, récoltées par Mr. J. B. Corporaal. Tijdschr. Entomol. 71: 119-140 (page 139, Replacement name for dichroa)