Polyrhachis thrinax overbecki

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Polyrhachis thrinax overbecki
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Polyrhachis
Subgenus: Myrmothrinax
Species: P. thrinax
Subspecies: P. thrinax overbecki
Trinomial name
Polyrhachis thrinax overbecki
Dorow, 1995



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Indo-Australian Region: Philippines, Singapore (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps


Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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

  • nigripes. Polyrhachis (Myrmothrinax) thrinax var. nigripes Viehmeyer, 1916a: 164 (w.) SINGAPORE. [Junior primary homonym of nigripes Emery, above.] Replacement name: overbecki: Dorow, 1995: 63. Viehmeyer, 1922: 220 (q.).
  • overbecki. Polyrhachis thrinax subsp. overbecki Dorow, 1995: 63. Replacement name for nigripes Viehmeyer, 1916 a: 164. [Junior primary homonym of nigripes Emery, 1897d: 592.



  • Dorow, W. H. O. 1995. Revision of the ant genus Polyrhachis Smith, 1857 (Hymenoptera: Formicidae: Formicinae) on subgenus level with keys, checklist of species and bibliography. Cour. Forschungsinst. Senckenb. 185: 1-113 (page 63, Replacement name for nigripes)
  • Emery, C. 1897e. Viaggio di Lamberto Loria nella Papuasia orientale. XVIII. Formiche raccolte nella Nuova Guinea dal Dott. Lamberto Loria. [concl.]. Ann. Mus. Civ. Stor. Nat. 38[=(2(18): 577-594 (page 592, primary homonym)
  • Viehmeyer, H. 1916a [1915]. Ameisen von Singapore. Beobachtet und gesammelt von H. Overbeck. Arch. Naturgesch. (A) 81(8): 108-168 (page 164, [Junior primary homonym of nigripes Emery, 1897d: 592.)