Polyrhachis hostilis circumflexa

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Polyrhachis hostilis circumflexa
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Polyrhachis
Subgenus: Chariomyrma
Species: P. hostilis
Subspecies: P. hostilis circumflexa
Trinomial name
Polyrhachis hostilis circumflexa
Santschi, 1916



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Indo-Australian Region: New Guinea (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps


Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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

  • arcuata. Polyrhachis hostilis var. arcuata Stitz, 1911a: 378 (w.) NEW GUINEA. [Junior secondary homonym of arcuata Le Guillou, above.] Replacement name: circumflexa Santschi, 1916d: 243.
  • circumflexa. Polyrhachis hostilis var. circumflexa Santschi, 1916d: 243. Replacement name for arcuata Stitz, 1911a: 378. [Junior secondary homonym of arcuata Le Guillou, 1842: 315.]



  • Le Guillou, E. J. F. 1842 [1841]. Catalogue raisonné des insectes hyménoptères recueillis dans le voyage de circumnavigation des corvettes l'Astrolabe et la Zélée. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Fr. 10: 311-324 (page 315, pimary homonym)
  • Santschi, F. 1916d. Rectifications à la nomenclature de quelques Formicides (Hym.). Bull. Soc. Entomol. Fr. 1916: 242-243 (page 243, Replacement name for arcuata Stitz, 1911)
  • Stitz, H. 1911a. Australische Ameisen. (Neu-Guinea und Salomons-Inseln, Festland, Neu-Seeland). Sitzungsber. Ges. Naturforsch. Freunde Berl. 1911: 351-381 (page 378, [Junior secondary homonym of arcuata Le Guillou, 1842: 315.)