Polyrhachis exercita obtusisquama

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Polyrhachis exercita obtusisquama
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Polyrhachis
Subgenus: Campomyrma
Species: P. exercita
Subspecies: P. exercita obtusisquama
Trinomial name
Polyrhachis exercita obtusisquama
Forel, 1902

Identification

Keys including this Species

Distribution

Latitudinal Distribution Pattern

Latitudinal Range: 31.9456° to 31.5799°.

 
North
Temperate
North
Subtropical
Tropical South
Subtropical
South
Temperate

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Oriental Region: India (type locality).

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Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • obtusisquama. Polyrhachis clypeata var. obtusisquama Forel, 1902d: 289 (w.) INDIA. Combination in P. (Campomyrma): Emery, 1925b: 179. Currently subspecies of exercita: Bolton, 1995b: 353; Dorow, 1995: 14.

Description

References

  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 353, Subspecies of exercita)
  • Dorow, W. H. O. 1995. Revision of the ant genus Polyrhachis Smith, 1857 (Hymenoptera: Formicidae: Formicinae) on subgenus level with keys, checklist of species and bibliography. Cour. Forschungsinst. Senckenb. 185: 1-113 (page 14, Subspecies of exercita)
  • Emery, C. 1925d. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Formicinae. Genera Insectorum 183: 1-302 (page 179, Combination in P. (Campomyrma))
  • Forel, A. 1902d. Variétés myrmécologiques. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Belg. 46: 284-296 (page 289, worker described)