Polyrhachis inconspicua

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Polyrhachis inconspicua
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Polyrhachis
Subgenus: Campomyrma
Species: P. inconspicua
Binomial name
Polyrhachis inconspicua
Emery, 1887

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Specimen Labels




Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Australasian Region: Australia (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.

  • inconspicua. Polyrhachis inconspicua Emery, 1887a: 225 (w.) AUSTRALIA. Combination in P. (Campomyrma): Emery, 1925b: 179. Senior synonym of thalia: Taylor, 1989a: 24.
  • thalia. Polyrhachis thalia Forel, 1902h: 530 (q.) AUSTRALIA. Combination in P. (Campomyrma): Forel, 1915b: 114. Junior synonym of inconspicua: Taylor, 1989a: 24.

Type Material



  • Emery, C. 1887a [1886]. Catalogo delle formiche esistenti nelle collezioni del Museo Civico di Genova. Parte terza. Formiche della regione Indo-Malese e dell'Australia. [part]. Ann. Mus. Civ. Stor. Nat. 24[=(2)(4): 209-240 (page 225, worker described)
  • Emery, C. 1925d. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Formicinae. Genera Insectorum 183: 1-302 (page 179, Combination in P. (Campomyrma))
  • Taylor, R. W. 1989a. The nomenclature and distribution of some Australian ants of the genus Polyrhachis Fr Smith (Hymenoptera: Formicidae: Formicinae). J. Aust. Entomol. Soc. 28: 23-27 (page 24, Senior synonym of thalia)