Polyrhachis xanthippe

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Polyrhachis xanthippe
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Polyrhachis
Subgenus: Myrmhopla
Species: P. xanthippe
Binomial name
Polyrhachis xanthippe
Forel, 1911

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Specimen Labels

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Oriental Region: Sri Lanka (type locality).

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Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • xanthippe. Polyrhachis xanthippe Forel, 1911a: 61 (w.) SRI LANKA. Combination in P. (Myrmhopla): Emery, 1925b: 197.

Description

References

  • Emery, C. 1925d. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Formicinae. Genera Insectorum 183: 1-302 (page 197, Combination in P. (Myrmhopla))
  • Forel, A. 1911a. Fourmis de Bornéo, Singapore, Ceylan, etc. récoltées par MM. Haviland, Green, Winkler, Will, Hose, Roepke et Waldo. Rev. Suisse Zool. 19: 23-62 (page 61, worker described)