Polyrhachis schlaginhaufeni

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Polyrhachis schlaginhaufeni
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Polyrhachis aurita)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Polyrhachis
Species: Polyrhachis schlaginhaufeni
Viehmeyer, 1912

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

Nomenclature

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

  • schlaginhaufeni. Polyrhachis schlaginhaufeni Viehmeyer, 1912: 12, fig. 16 (w.) NEW GUINEA. Combination in P. (Chariomyrma): Emery, 1925b: 187. Subspecies of aurita: Viehmeyer, 1914b: 54. Junior synonym of aurita: Kohout, 1998: 510.

References

  • Emery, C. 1925d. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Formicinae. Genera Insectorum 183: 1-302 (page 187, Combination in P. (Chariomyrma))
  • 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 510, Junior synonym of aurita)
  • Viehmeyer, H. 1912b. Ameisen aus Deutsch Neuguinea gesammelt von Dr. O. Schlaginhaufen. Nebst einem Verzeichnisse der papuanischen Arten. Abh. Ber. K. Zool. Anthropol.-Ethnogr. Mus. Dres. 14: 1-26 (page 12, fig. 16 worker described)
  • Viehmeyer, H. 1914b [1913]. Neue und unvollständig bekannte Ameisen der alten Welt. Arch. Naturgesch. (A)79(1 12: 24-60 (page 54, Subspecies of aurita)