Polyrhachis violaceonigra

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

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Specimen Labels



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

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

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Distribution based on specimens

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The above specimen data are provided by AntWeb. Please see Polyrhachis violaceonigra for further details




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

  • violaceonigra. Polyrhachis violaceonigra Viehmeyer, 1914b: 53 (w.) NEW GUINEA. Combination in P. (Hedomyrma): Emery, 1925b: 190.



  • Emery, C. 1925d. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Formicinae. Genera Insectorum 183: 1-302 (page 190, Combination in P. (Hedomyrma))
  • Viehmeyer, H. 1914b [1913]. Neue und unvollständig bekannte Ameisen der alten Welt. Arch. Naturgesch. (A)79(1 12: 24-60 (page 53, worker described)