Polyrhachis irritabilis

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Polyrhachis irritabilis
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Polyrhachis sexspinosa)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Polyrhachis
Species: Polyrhachis irritabilis
Smith, F., 1859

This taxon is not in use as it is currently considered to be a junior synonym of Polyrhachis sexspinosa.

Nomenclature

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

  • irritabilis. Polyrhachis irritabilis Smith, F. 1859a: 141 (q.) INDONESIA (Aru I.). Junior synonym of sexspinosa: Roger, 1863b: 6.

References

  • Roger, J. 1863b. Verzeichniss der Formiciden-Gattungen und Arten. Berl. Entomol. Z. 7(B Beilage: 1-65 (page 6, Junior synonym of sexspinosa)
  • Smith, F. 1859a. Catalogue of hymenopterous insects collected by Mr. A. R. Wallace at the islands of Aru and Key. [part]. J. Proc. Linn. Soc. Lond. Zool. 3: 132-158 (page 141, queen described)