Polyrhachis striata

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Polyrhachis striata
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Polyrhachis
Subgenus: Myrma
Species: P. striata
Binomial name
Polyrhachis striata
Mayr, 1862

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Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Indo-Australian Region: Borneo, Indonesia (type locality), Malaysia, Philippines.
Oriental Region: India, Thailand.
Palaearctic Region: China.

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

  • striata. Polyrhachis striatus Mayr, 1862: 686, pl. 19, fig. 8 (w.) INDONESIA (Java). Forel, 1886d: 242 (q.). Combination in P. (Myrma): Viehmeyer, 1916a: 166. Senior synonym of assamensis: Kohout, 1998: 524.
  • assamensis. Polyrhachis striata r. assamensis Forel, 1902d: 289 (w.) INDIA. Combination in P. (Myrma): Viehemeyer, 1916: 166. Junior synonym of striata: Kohout, 1998: 524.



  • Forel, A. 1886d. Indian ants of the Indian Museum, Calcutta, No. 2. J. Asiat. Soc. Bengal Part II Nat. Sci. 55: 239-249 (page 242, 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 524, Senior synonym of assamensis)
  • Mayr, G. 1862. Myrmecologische Studien. Verh. K-K. Zool.-Bot. Ges. Wien 12: 649-776 (page 686, pl. 19, fig. 8 worker described)
  • Viehmeyer, H. 1916a [1915]. Ameisen von Singapore. Beobachtet und gesammelt von H. Overbeck. Arch. Naturgesch. (A) 81(8): 108-168 (page 166, Combination in P. (Myrma))