Polyrhachis similis

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Polyrhachis similis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Polyrhachis
Subgenus: Myrma
Species: P. similis
Binomial name
Polyrhachis similis
Viehmeyer, 1912

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Specimen Labels

Subspecies

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

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

Distribution based on specimens

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The above specimen data are provided by AntWeb. Please see Polyrhachis similis 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.

  • similis. Polyrhachis similis Viehmeyer, 1912: 8 (w.) NEW GUINEA. Combination in P. (Myrma): Mann, 1919: 379. Current subspecies: nominal plus angustior.

Description

References

  • Mann, W. M. 1919. The ants of the British Solomon Islands. Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool. 63: 273-391 (page 379, Combination in P. (Myrma))
  • Viehmeyer, H. 1912b. Ameisen aus Deutsch Neuguinea gesammelt von Dr. O. Schlaginhaufen. Nebst einem Verzeichnisse der papuanischen Arten. Abh. Ber. K. Zool. Anthropol.-Ethnogr. Mus. Dres. 14: 1-26 (page 8, worker described)