Polyrhachis vibidia

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Polyrhachis vibidia
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Polyrhachis cleophanes)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Polyrhachis
Species: Polyrhachis vibidia
Smith, F., 1861

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

Nomenclature

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

  • vibidia. Polyrhachis vibidia Smith, F. 1861b: 42, pl. 1, fig. 17 (q.) INDONESIA (Sulawesi). Junior synonym of cleophanes: Forel, 1911e: 299.

References

  • Forel, A. 1911e. Ameisen des Herrn Prof. v. Ihering aus Brasilien (Sao Paulo usw.) nebst einigen anderen aus Südamerika und Afrika (Hym.). Dtsch. Entomol. Z. 1911: 285-312 (page 299, Junior synonym of cleophanes)
  • Smith, F. 1861b. Catalogue of hymenopterous insects collected by Mr. A. R. Wallace in the islands of Ceram, Celebes, Ternate, and Gilolo. [part]. J. Proc. Linn. Soc. Lond. Zool. 6: 36-48 (page 42, pl. 1, fig. 17 queen described)