Polyrhachis wolfi

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Polyrhachis wolfi
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Polyrhachis
Subgenus: Myrma
Species: P. wolfi
Binomial name
Polyrhachis wolfi
Forel, 1912

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Specimen Labels

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Oriental Region: Taiwan (type locality).
Palaearctic Region: China.


Distribution based on AntMaps

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Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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Biology

Association with Other Organisms

Fungi

This species is a host for the fungus Ophiocordyceps unilaterialis (a pathogen) in Taiwan (Lin et al., 2020).

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • wolfi. Polyrhachis wolfi Forel, 1912a: 79 (w.) TAIWAN. Combination in P. (Myrma): Emery, 1925b: 204.

Description

References

References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

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  • Forel A. 1912. H. Sauter's Formosa-Ausbeute. Formicidae (Hym.) (Schluss). Entomol. Mitt. 1: 45-61.
  • Forel A. 1913. H. Sauter's Formosa-Ausbeute: Formicidae II. Arch. Naturgesch. (A)79(6): 183-202
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  • Terayama, M. 2009. A synopsis of the family Formicidae of Taiwan (Insecta; Hymenoptera). The Research Bulletin of Kanto Gakuen University 17: 81-266.
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  • Wheeler W. M. 1927. A few ants from China and Formosa. American Museum Novitates 259: 1-4.
  • Wheeler W. M. 1929. Ants collected by Professor F. Silvestri in Formosa, the Malay Peninsula and the Philippines. Bollettino del Laboratorio di Zoologia Generale e Agraria della Reale Scuola Superiore d'Agricoltura. Portici 24: 27-64.