Polyrhachis schellerichae

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Polyrhachis schellerichae
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Polyrhachis
Subgenus: Myrmhopla
Species: P. schellerichae
Binomial name
Polyrhachis schellerichae
Dorow, 1996

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Specimen Labels



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Indo-Australian Region: Malaysia (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps


Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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

  • schellerichae. Polyrhachis (Myrmhopla) schellerichae Dorow, 1996b: 122, figs. 1-14 (w.q.m.) WEST MALAYSIA. See also: Schellerich-Kaaden, Dorow, et al. 1997: 77.

Type Material



  • Dorow, W. H. O. 1996b. Polyrachis (Myrmhopla) schellerichae n. sp., a new ant of the hector-group from the Malay Peninsula (Insecta: Hymenoptera: Formicidae: Formicinae). Senckenb. Biol. 76: 121-127 (page 122, figs. 1-14 worker, queen, male described)
  • Schellerich-Kaaden, A. L.; Dorow, W. H. O.; Liefke, C.; Klein, R. W.; Maschwitz, U. 1997. Biology of Polyrhachis schellerichae, a specialized bamboo-dwelling species from the Malay Peninsula. Senckenb. Biol. 77: 77-87 (page 77, see also)