Polyrhachis tersa

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Polyrhachis tersa
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Polyrhachis
Subgenus: Hedomyrma
Species: P. tersa
Binomial name
Polyrhachis tersa
Viehmeyer, 1914

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Specimen Labels

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

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

Distribution based on specimens

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

  • tersa. Polyrhachis atropos var. tersa Viehmeyer, 1914b: 52 (w.) NEW GUINEA. Viehmeyer, 1914c: 532 (q.). Combination in P. (Hedomyrma): Emery, 1925b: 189. Raised to species: Kohout, 1998: 514.

Description

References

  • Emery, C. 1925d. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Formicinae. Genera Insectorum 183: 1-302 (page 189, Combination in P. (Hedomyrma)ko)
  • Kohout, R. J. 1998. New synonyms and nomenclatural changes in the ant genus Polyrhachis Fr. Smith (Hymenoptera: Formicidae: Formicinae). Mem. Qld. Mus. 42: 505-531 (page 514, Raised to species)
  • Viehmeyer, H. 1914b [1913]. Neue und unvollständig bekannte Ameisen der alten Welt. Arch. Naturgesch. (A)79(1 12: 24-60 (page 52, worker described)
  • Viehmeyer, H. 1914c. Papuanische Ameisen. Dtsch. Entomol. Z. 1914: 515-535 (page 532, queen described)