Polyrhachis schizospina

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Polyrhachis schizospina
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Polyrhachis numeria)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Polyrhachis
Species: Polyrhachis schizospina
Karavaiev, 1927

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


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

  • schizospina. Polyrhachis (Johnia) schizospina Karavaiev, 1927e: 44, fig. 20 (q.) INDONESIA (Prinsen I.). Combination in P. (Aulacomyrma): Hung, 1967b: 402. Junior synonym of numeria: Kohout, 1998: 527.


  • Hung, A. C. F. 1967b. A revision of the ant genus Polyrhachis at the subgeneric level (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Trans. Am. Entomol. Soc. 93: 395-422 (page 402, Combination in P. (Aulacomyrma))
  • Karavaiev, V. 1927f. Ameisen aus dem Indo-Australischen Gebiet. III. Zb. Prats Zool. Muz. 3:3-52 [= Tr. Ukr. Akad. Nauk Fiz.-Mat. Vidd. 7:3-52]. (page 44, fig. 20 queen described)
  • Kohout, R. J. 1998. New synonyms and nomenclatural changes in the ant genus Polyrhachis Fr. Smith (Hymenoptera: Formicidae: Formicinae). Mem. Qld. Mus. 42: 505-531 (page 527, Junior synonym of numeria)