Polyrhachis eurytus

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Polyrhachis eurytus
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Polyrhachis olena)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Polyrhachis
Species: Polyrhachis eurytus
Smith, F., 1861

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

Nomenclature

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

  • eurytus. Polyrhachis eurytus Smith, F. 1861b: 43, pl. 1, fig. 24 (q.) INDONESIA (Sulawesi). Combination in P. (Myrma): Donisthorpe, 1932c: 467. Junior synonym of olena: Bolton, 1974b: 177.

References

  • Bolton, B. 1974b [1973]. New synonymy and a new name in the ant genus Polyrhachis F. Smith (Hym., Formicidae). Entomol. Mon. Mag. 109: 172-180 (page 177, Junior synonym of olena)
  • Donisthorpe, H. 1932c. On the identity of Smith's types of Formicidae (Hymenoptera) collected by Alfred Russell Wallace in the Malay Archipelago, with descriptions of two new species. Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. 10(10): 441-476 (page 467, Combination in P. (Myrma))
  • Smith, F. 1861b. Catalogue of hymenopterous insects collected by Mr. A. R. Wallace in the islands of Ceram, Celebes, Ternate, and Gilolo. [part]. J. Proc. Linn. Soc. Lond. Zool. 6: 36-48 (page 43, pl. 1, fig. 24 queen described)