Polyrhachis venus

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Polyrhachis venus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Polyrhachis
Subgenus: Myrmhopla
Species: P. venus
Binomial name
Polyrhachis venus
Forel, 1893

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Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Indo-Australian Region: Philippines.
Oriental Region: Myanmar (type locality).

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Biology

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Nomenclature

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

  • venus. Polyrhachis venus Forel, 1893c: 31 (w.) MYANMAR. Combination in P. (Myrmhopla): Emery, 1925b: 194. See also: Bingham, 1903: 392.

Description

References

  • Bingham, C. T. 1903. The fauna of British India, including Ceylon and Burma. Hymenoptera, Vol. II. Ants and Cuckoo-wasps. London: Taylor and Francis, 506 pp. (page 392, see also)
  • Emery, C. 1925d. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Formicinae. Genera Insectorum 183: 1-302 (page 194, Combination in P. (Myrmhopla))
  • Forel, A. 1893e. Les Formicides de l'Empire des Indes et de Ceylan. Part III. J. Bombay Nat. Hist. Soc. 8: 17-36 (page 31, worker described)