Polyrhachis omyrmex

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Polyrhachis omyrmex
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Polyrhachis
Subgenus: Myrmatopa
Species: P. omyrmex
Binomial name
Polyrhachis omyrmex
(Donisthorpe, 1938)

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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.

  • omyrmex. Dolichoderus (Irenia) omyrmex Donisthorpe, 1938e: 502, fig. (w.) NEW GUINEA. Combination in Polyrhachis (Myrmatopa): Dorow, 1995: 44; Bolton, 1995b: 353. [Name misspelled as omymyrmex: Hölldobler & Wilson, 1990: 164.]



  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 353, Combination in Polyrhachis (Myrmatopa))
  • Donisthorpe, H. 1938h. New species of ants and a new subgenus of Dolichoderus from various localities. Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. 11(2): 498-504 (page 502, fig. worker described)
  • Dorow, W. H. O. 1995. Revision of the ant genus Polyrhachis Smith, 1857 (Hymenoptera: Formicidae: Formicinae) on subgenus level with keys, checklist of species and bibliography. Cour. Forschungsinst. Senckenb. 185: 1-113 (page 44, Combination in Polyrhachis (Myrmatopa))
  • Hölldobler, B.; Wilson, E. O. 1990. The ants. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, xii + 732 pp. (page 164, [Name misspelled as omymyrmex: Hölldobler & Wilson, 1990: 164.])