Polyrhachis sylvicola

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Polyrhachis sylvicola
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Polyrhachis
Subgenus: Myrmhopla
Species: P. sylvicola
Binomial name
Polyrhachis sylvicola
(Jerdon, 1851)

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Oriental Region: India (type locality).

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Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • sylvicola. Formica siloicola Jerdon, 1851: 126 (w.q.) INDIA. [Spelling emended to sylvicola by Jerdon, 1854: 108.] Combination in Polyrhachis: Smith, F. 1858b: 59; in P. (Myrmhopla): Emery, 1925b: 197.

Description

References

  • Emery, C. 1925d. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Formicinae. Genera Insectorum 183: 1-302 (page 197, Combination in P. (Myrmhopla))
  • Jerdon, T. C. 1851. A catalogue of the species of ants found in Southern India. Madras J. Lit. Sci. 17: 103-127 (page 126, worker, queen described)
  • Smith, F. 1858a. Catalogue of hymenopterous insects in the collection of the British Museum. Part VI. Formicidae. London: British Museum, 216 pp. (page 59, Combination in Polyrhachis)