Polyrhachis rufofemorata atra

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Polyrhachis rufofemorata atra
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Polyrhachis
Subgenus: Myrma
Species: P. rufofemorata
Subspecies: P. rufofemorata atra
Trinomial name
Polyrhachis rufofemorata atra
Viehmeyer, 1914

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Indo-Australian Region: New Guinea (type locality).

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Distribution based on specimens

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The above specimen data are provided by AntWeb. Please see Polyrhachis rufofemorata_atra for further details

Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • atra. Polyrhachis biroi var. atra Viehmeyer, 1914b: 50 (w.) NEW GUINEA. Combination in P. (Myrma): Emery, 1925b: 200. Currently subspecies of rufofemorata: implicit in Kohout, 1998: 523.

Description

References

  • Emery, C. 1925d. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Formicinae. Genera Insectorum 183: 1-302 (page 200, Combination in P. (Myrma))
  • 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 523, Subspecies of rufofemorata; implicit)
  • Viehmeyer, H. 1914b [1913]. Neue und unvollständig bekannte Ameisen der alten Welt. Arch. Naturgesch. (A)79(1 12: 24-60 (page 50, worker described)