Polyrhachis abrupta

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Polyrhachis abrupta
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Polyrhachis
Subgenus: Myrma
Species: P. abrupta
Binomial name
Polyrhachis abrupta
Mayr, 1867

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Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Indo-Australian Region: Indonesia (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps


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

  • abrupta. Polyrhachis abrupta Mayr, 1867a: 62 (w.) INDONESIA (Halmahera I.). Combination in P. (Myrma): Emery, 1925b: 204. Senior synonym of halmaheirae: Emery, 1925b: 204.
  • halmaheirae. Polyrhachis orsyllus r. halmaheirae Forel, 1886f: 196 (w.) INDONESIA (Halmahera I.). Raised to species: Dalla Torre, 1893: 263. Junior synonym of abrupta: Emery, 1925b: 204.



  • Emery, C. 1925d. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Formicinae. Genera Insectorum 183: 1-302 (page 204, Combination in P. (Myrma), and senior synonym of halmaheirae)
  • Mayr, G. 1867a. Adnotationes in monographiam formicidarum Indo-Neerlandicarum. Tijdschr. Entomol. 10: 33-117 (page 62, worker described)
  • Karavaiev, V. 1927f. Ameisen aus dem Indo-Australischen Gebiet. III. Zb. Prats Zool. Muz. 3:3-52 [= Tr. Ukr. Akad. Nauk Fiz.-Mat. Vidd. 7:3-52]. (page 19, fig. 10 worker described)
  • Santschi, F. 1928h. Fourmis de Sumatra, récoltées par Mr. J. B. Corporaal. Tijdschr. Entomol. 71: 119-140 (page 139, Replacement name: verticalis)