Polyrhachis wallacei

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Polyrhachis wallacei
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Polyrhachis
Subgenus: Myrmatopa
Species: P. wallacei
Binomial name
Polyrhachis wallacei
Emery, 1887

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Specimen Labels


Specimens have been collected from agroforest fogging and malaise samples from 820-1020 m.


A member of the Polyrhachis wallacei species group.

Keys including this Species


Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Indo-Australian Region: Indonesia (type locality), Sulawesi.
Oriental Region: India.

Distribution based on AntMaps


Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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

  • wallacei. Polyrhachis wallacei Emery, 1887a: 223, pl. 3, fig. 10 (w.q.) INDONESIA (Sulawesi). Combination in P. (Myrmatopa): Forel, 1915b: 107. Current subspecies: nominal plus warburgi.

Unless otherwise noted the text for the remainder of this section is reported from the publication that includes the original description.


Type Material

Kohout (2008) - Syntype workers, queen. Type locality: INDONESIA, SULAWESI, Kandari (O. Beccari), Museo Civico di Storia Naturale, Genoa (examined).