Polyrhachis laevissimus

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Polyrhachis laevissimus
Scientific classification (junior homonym, replaced by Polyrhachis levior)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Polyrhachis
Species: Polyrhachis laevissimus
Smith, F., 1859

This taxon is a junior homonym and has been replaced by Polyrhachis levior.


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

  • laevissimus. Polyrhachis laevissimus Smith, F. 1859a: 141 (w.) INDONESIA (Aru I.). [Junior primary homonym of laevissima Smith, above.] Replacement name: levior Roger, 1863b: 8.


  • Roger, J. 1863b. Verzeichniss der Formiciden-Gattungen und Arten. Berl. Entomol. Z. 7(B Beilage: 1-65 (page 8, Replacement name: levior)
  • Smith, F. 1859a. Catalogue of hymenopterous insects collected by Mr. A. R. Wallace at the islands of Aru and Key. [part]. J. Proc. Linn. Soc. Lond. Zool. 3: 132-158 (page 141, worker described)