Polyrhachis exasperatus

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

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

Nomenclature

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

  • exasperatus. Polyrhachis exasperatus Smith, F. 1861b: 41, pl. 1, fig. 16 (w.) INDONESIA (Sulawesi). Viehmeyer, 1916b: 288 (q.). Combination in P. (Myrmhopla): Emery, 1925b: 193. Junior synonym of rufipes: Bolton, 1974b: 178.

References

  • Baltazar, C. R. 1966. A catalogue of Philippine Hymenoptera (with a bibliography, 1758-1963). Pac. Insects Monogr. 8: 1-488 (page 283, listed)
  • 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 178, Junior synonym of rufipes)
  • Emery, C. 1925d. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Formicinae. Genera Insectorum 183: 1-302 (page 193, Combination in P. (Myrmhopla))
  • 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 41, pl. 1, fig. 16 worker described)
  • Viehmeyer, H. 1916b. Ameisen von den Philippinen und anderer Herkunft (Hym.). Entomol. Mitt. 5: 283-291 (page 288, queen described)