Polyrhachis solmsi

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Polyrhachis solmsi
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Polyrhachis
Subgenus: Myrmatopa
Species: P. solmsi
Binomial name
Polyrhachis solmsi
Emery, 1887

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Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Indo-Australian Region: Indonesia (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps


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

  • solmsi. Polyrhachis solmsi Emery, 1887a: 224 (footnote), pl. 3, fig. 12 (w.q.m.) INDONESIA (Java). Santschi, 1928g: 247 (l.). Combination in P. (Myrmatopa): Emery, 1925b: 181. Senior synonym of alexandri: Kohout, 1998: 508. Current subspecies: nominal plus multicella.
  • alexandri. Polyrhachis alexandri Karavaiev, 1906: 375, fig. 1 (q.) INDONESIA (Java). Combination in P. (Myrmhopla): Emery, 1925b: 192. Unplaced to subgenus: Dorow, 1995: 65. Junior synonym of solmsi: Kohout, 1998: 508.



  • Emery, C. 1887a [1886]. Catalogo delle formiche esistenti nelle collezioni del Museo Civico di Genova. Parte terza. Formiche della regione Indo-Malese e dell'Australia. [part]. Ann. Mus. Civ. Stor. Nat. 24[=(2)(4): 209-240 (page 224, (footnote) pl. 3, fig. 12 worker, queen, male described)
  • Emery, C. 1925d. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Formicinae. Genera Insectorum 183: 1-302 (page 181, Combination in P. (Myrmatopa))
  • 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 508, Senior synonym of alexandri)
  • Santschi, F. 1928g. Quelques nids de fourmis du Muséum d'Histoire Naturelle de Paris. Ann. Sci. Nat. Zool. (10) 11: 247-259 (page 247, larva described)