Polyrhachis hector species-group
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The species in this group are members of the subgenus Myrmhopla.
The species are large and slender with long legs giving these ants a spider-like appearence. In comparison to other members of the species group in P. schellerichae the head of the worker and especially that of the queen is extremely elongated.
Key to Sulawesi Polyrhachis hector-group species
- subgenus Myrmhopla
- Kohout, R.J. 2008a. A review of the Polyrhachis ants of Sulawesi with keys and descriptions of new species (Hymenoptera: Formicidae: Formicinae). Memoirs of the Queensland Museum. 52:255-317.
- Schellerich-Kaaden, A. L., W. H. O. Dorow, C. Liefke, R. W. Klein, and U. Maschwitz. 1997. Biology of Polyrhachis schellerichae, a specialized bamboo-dwelling ant species from the malay peninsula (Insecta: Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Senckenbergiana biologica. 77(1):77-87.