Polyrhachis modiglianii

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Polyrhachis modiglianii
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Polyrhachis arcuata)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Polyrhachis
Species: Polyrhachis modiglianii
Emery, 1888

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


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

  • modiglianii. Polyrhachis modiglianii Emery, 1888a: 529, pl. 9, fig. 1 (w.) INDONESIA (Sumatra). Junior synonym of latifrons: Emery, 1895g: 357.


  • Emery, C. 1888a. Catalogo delle formiche esistenti nelle collezioni del Museo Civico di Genova. Parte terza (Supplemento). Formiche raccolte dal sig. Elio Modigliani in Sumatra e nell'isola Nias. [concl.]. Ann. Mus. Civ. Stor. Nat. 25[=(2)(5): 529-534 (page 529, pl. 9, fig. 1 worker described)
  • Emery, C. 1895h. Descriptions de quelques fourmis nouvelles d'Australie. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Belg. 39: 345-358 (page 357, Junior synonym of latifrons)