Polyrhachis pellita

Every Ant Tells a Story - And Scientists Explain Their Stories Here
Jump to navigation Jump to search
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

Polyrhachis pellita casent0906777 p 1 high.jpg

Polyrhachis pellita casent0906777 d 1 high.jpg

Specimen Labels

Synonyms

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Indo-Australian Region: Philippines (type locality).


Distribution based on AntMaps

AntMapLegend.png

Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

Check data from AntWeb

Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

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.

Description

References

  • 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)