Polyrhachis follicula

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Polyrhachis follicula
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Polyrhachis
Subgenus: Myrmatopa
Species: P. follicula
Binomial name
Polyrhachis follicula
Menozzi, 1926

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Specimen Labels



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Indo-Australian Region: Philippines (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.

  • follicula. Polyrhachis (Myrmatopa) follicula Menozzi, 1926e: 101 (w.) PHILIPPINES. Combination in P. (Myrmhopla): Dorow, 1995: 56.



  • Baltazar, C. R. 1966. A catalogue of Philippine Hymenoptera (with a bibliography, 1758-1963). Pac. Insects Monogr. 8: 1-488 (page 278, listed)
  • 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 56, Combination in P. (Myrmhopla))
  • Menozzi, C. 1926e [1925]. Nuove formiche delle isole Filippine e di Singapore. Atti Soc. Nat. Mat. Modena 56[=(6)4 4: 92-103 (page 101, worker described)

References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • Robson Simon Database Polyrhachis -05 Sept 2014