Polyrhachis vitalisi

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Polyrhachis vitalisi
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Polyrhachis
Subgenus: Cyrtomyrma
Species: P. vitalisi
Binomial name
Polyrhachis vitalisi
Santschi, 1920

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Keys including this Species


Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Oriental Region: Laos (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps


Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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Countries Occupied

Number of countries occupied by this species based on AntWiki Regional Taxon Lists. In general, fewer countries occupied indicates a narrower range, while more countries indicates a more widespread species.


Estimated Abundance

Relative abundance based on number of AntMaps records per species (this species within the purple bar). Fewer records (to the left) indicates a less abundant/encountered species while more records (to the right) indicates more abundant/encountered species.





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

  • vitalisi. Polyrhachis (Cyrtomyrma) vitalisi Santschi, 1920a: 567 (w.q.m.) LAOS.



  • Santschi, F. 1920a. Quelques nouveaux Camponotinae d'Indochine et Australie. Bull. Soc. Vaudoise Sci. Nat. 52: 565-569 (page 567, worker, queen, male described)

References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • Santschi F. 1924. Fourmis d'Indochine. Opuscules de l'Institut Scientifique de l'Indochine 3: 95-117