Polyrhachis moeschi

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Polyrhachis moeschi
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Polyrhachis
Subgenus: Myrmhopla
Species: P. moeschi
Binomial name
Polyrhachis moeschi
Forel, 1912

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Specimen Labels



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Indo-Australian Region: Indonesia (type locality).
Oriental Region: India.

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.

  • moeschi. Polyrhachis moeschi Forel, 1912n: 73 (q.) INDONESIA (Sumatra). Crawley, 1923a: 31 (w.). Combination in P. (Myrmhopla): Emery, 1925b: 196.



  • Crawley, W. C. 1923a. Myrmecological notes. Entomol. Rec. J. Var. 35: 29-32 (page 31, worker described)
  • Emery, C. 1925d. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Formicinae. Genera Insectorum 183: 1-302 (page 196, Combination in P. (Myrmhopla))
  • Forel, A. 1912o. Einige neue und interessante Ameisenformen aus Sumatra etc. Zool. Jahrb. Suppl. 15("Erster Ba Band: 51-78 (page 73, queen described)