Polyrhachis sericata nitidiventris

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Polyrhachis sericata nitidiventris
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Polyrhachis
Subgenus: Myrma
Species: P. sericata
Subspecies: P. sericata nitidiventris
Trinomial name
Polyrhachis sericata nitidiventris
Stitz, 1911



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 sericata_nitidiventris for further details




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

  • nitidiventris. Polyrhachis sericata var. nitidiventris Stitz, 1911a: 375 (w.) NEW GUINEA. Karavaiev, 1927e: 47 (q.); Donisthorpe, 1943a: 173 (m.). Combination in P. (Myrma): Emery, 1925b: 203.



  • Donisthorpe, H. 1943a. Descriptions of new ants, chiefly from Waigeu Island, N. Dutch New Guinea. Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. 11(10): 167-176 (page 173, male described)
  • Emery, C. 1925d. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Formicinae. Genera Insectorum 183: 1-302 (page 203, Combination in P. (Myrma))
  • 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 47, queen described)
  • Stitz, H. 1911a. Australische Ameisen. (Neu-Guinea und Salomons-Inseln, Festland, Neu-Seeland). Sitzungsber. Ges. Naturforsch. Freunde Berl. 1911: 351-381 (page 375, worker described)