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Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Morleyidris
Donisthorpe, 1944
Type species
Polyrhachis trina

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Specimen Labels

This genus is not in use as it is currently considered to be a junior synonym of Polyrhachis.


The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's Online Catalogue of the Ants of the World.

  • MORLEYIDRIS [junior synonym of Hedomyrma]
    • Morleyidris Donisthorpe, 1944c: 64 [as subgenus of Polyrhachis]. Type-species: Polyrhachis (Morleyidris) trina, by original designation.
    • Morleyidris junior synonym of Hedomyrma: Hung, 1967b: 402.


  • Bolton, B. 2003. Synopsis and Classification of Formicidae. Mem. Am. Entomol. Inst. 71: 370pp (page 124, Morleyidris as junior synonym of Hedomyrma)
  • Donisthorpe, H. 1944c. A new subgenus and three new species of Polyrhachis F. Smith (Hym., Formicidae). Entomol. Mon. Mag. 80: 64-66 (page 64, Morleyidris as subgenus of Polyrhachis)
  • Hung, A. C. F. 1967b. A revision of the ant genus Polyrhachis at the subgeneric level (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Trans. Am. Entomol. Soc. 93: 395-422 (page 402, Morleyidris as junior synonym of Hedomyrma)