Polyrhachis cedarensis

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Polyrhachis cedarensis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Polyrhachis
Subgenus: Campomyrma
Species: P. cedarensis
Binomial name
Polyrhachis cedarensis
Forel, 1915

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Specimen Labels



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Australasian Region: Australia (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps


Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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

  • cedarensis. Polyrhachis (Campomyrma) leae r. cedarensis Forel, 1915b: 114 (w.q.) AUSTRALIA. Raised to species: Kohout & Taylor, 1990: 511. See also: Taylor, 1989a: 27.

Type Material

  • Polyrhachis (Campomyrma) leae cedarensis Forel, 1915: Syntype, worker(s), queen(s), Ravenshoe (as Cedar Creek), Queensland, Australia, Musee d'Histoire Naturelle Genève.



  • Forel, A. 1915b. Results of Dr. E. Mjöbergs Swedish Scientific Expeditions to Australia 1910-13. 2. Ameisen. Ark. Zool. 9(1 16: 1-119 (page 114, worker, queen described)
  • Kohout, R. J.; Taylor, R. W. 1990. Notes on Australian ants of the genus Polyrhachis Fr. Smith, with a synonymic list of the species (Hymenoptera: Formicidae: Formicinae). Mem. Qld. Mus. 28: 509-522 (page 511, Raised to species)
  • Taylor, R. W. 1989a. The nomenclature and distribution of some Australian ants of the genus Polyrhachis Fr Smith (Hymenoptera: Formicidae: Formicinae). J. Aust. Entomol. Soc. 28: 23-27 (page 27, see also)

References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • Kohout R. J. 2000. A review of the distribution of the Polyrhachis and Echinopla ants of the Queensland wet tropics (Hymenoptera: Formicidae: Formicinae). Memoirs of the Queensland Museum 46: 183-209