Polyrhachis yerburyi

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

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Oriental Region: Sri Lanka (type locality).

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

  • yerburyi. Polyrhachis yerburyi Forel, 1893c: 29 (w.q.) SRI LANKA. Combination in P. (Myrma): Emery, 1925b: 203. [P. yerburyi Emery, 1893f: 250. Nomen nudum, attributed to Forel.]



  • Emery, C. 1925d. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Formicinae. Genera Insectorum 183: 1-302 (page 203, Combination in P. (Myrma))
  • Forel, A. 1893e. Les Formicides de l'Empire des Indes et de Ceylan. Part III. J. Bombay Nat. Hist. Soc. 8: 17-36 (page 29, worker, queen described)