Polyrhachis tambourinensis

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Polyrhachis tambourinensis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Polyrhachis
Subgenus: Campomyrma
Species: P. tambourinensis
Binomial name
Polyrhachis tambourinensis
Forel, 1915



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Australasian Region: Australia (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps


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

  • tambourinensis. Polyrhachis (Campomyrma) sidnica var. tambourinensis Forel, 1915b: 113 (w.) AUSTRALIA. Raised to species: Kohout & Taylor, 1990: 512. See also: Taylor, 1989a: 27.

Type Material

  • Polyrhachis (Campomyrma) sidnica tambourinensis Forel, 1915: Holotype, worker (uncertain), Tamborine Mt. (as Mt. Tambourine), Queensland, Australia, Naturhistoriska Riksmuseet.



  • Forel, A. 1915b. Results of Dr. E. Mjöbergs Swedish Scientific Expeditions to Australia 1910-13. 2. Ameisen. Ark. Zool. 9(1 16: 1-119 (page 113, worker described)
  • Kohout, R. J.; Taylor, R. W. 1990. Notes on Australian ants of the genus Polyrhachis Fr. Smith, with a synonymic list of the species (Hymenoptera: Formicidae: Formicinae). Mem. Qld. Mus. 28: 509-522 (page 512, Raised to species)
  • Taylor, R. W. 1989a. The nomenclature and distribution of some Australian ants of the genus Polyrhachis Fr Smith (Hymenoptera: Formicidae: Formicinae). J. Aust. Entomol. Soc. 28: 23-27 (page 27, see also)