Polyrhachis pellita

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Polyrhachis pellita
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Polyrhachis
Subgenus: Myrmhopla
Species: P. pellita
Binomial name
Polyrhachis pellita
Menozzi, 1922

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Specimen Labels




Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Indo-Australian Region: Philippines (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.

  • pellita. Polyrhachis pellita Menozzi, 1922a: 356, figs. 3, 4 (w.q.) PHILIPPINES. Combination in P. (Myrmhopla): Emery, 1925b: 196. Senior synonym of bubalus: Dorow, 1995: 47.
  • bubalus. Polyrhachis (Myrmhopla) bubalus Stitz, 1925: 129, fig. 8 (w.) PHILIPPINES. Junior synonym of pellita: Dorow, 1995: 47.



  • Baltazar, C. R. 1966. A catalogue of Philippine Hymenoptera (with a bibliography, 1758-1963). Pac. Insects Monogr. 8: 1-488 (page 283, listed)
  • 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 47, Senior synonym of bubalus)
  • Emery, C. 1925d. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Formicinae. Genera Insectorum 183: 1-302 (page 196, Combination in P. (Myrmhopla))
  • Menozzi, C. 1922b. Miscellanea mirmecologica. [concl.]. Ann. Mus. Civ. Stor. Nat. "Giacomo Doria" 49[=(3)(9): 353-358 (page 356, figs. 3, 4 worker, queen described)