Polyrhachis hector species-group
The species in this group are members of the subgenus Myrmhopla.
The species are large and slender with long legs giving these ants a spider-like appearence. In comparison to other members of the species group in P. schellerichae the head of the worker and especially that of the queen is extremely elongated.
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