Polyrhachis sexspinosa malaccana

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Polyrhachis sexspinosa malaccana
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Polyrhachis calypso)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Polyrhachis
Species: Polyrhachis sexspinosa malaccana
Viehmeyer, 1916

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


The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's Online Catalogue of the Ants of the World.

  • malaccana. Polyrhachis (Myrmhopla) sexspinosa var. malaccana Viehmeyer, 1916a: 167, fig. 15 (w.) WEST MALAYSIA. Junior synonym of calypso: Bolton, 1975c: 7.