Camponotus polyrhachioides

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Camponotus polyrhachioides
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Camponotus
Subgenus: Phasmomyrmex
Species: C. polyrhachioides
Binomial name
Camponotus polyrhachioides
Emery, 1898

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Specimen Labels




Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Central African Republic, Gabon (type locality), Liberia, Sierra Leone.

Distribution based on AntMaps


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

  • polyrhachioides. Camponotus polyrhachioides Emery, 1898a: 227.
    • Replacement name for Polyrhachis paradoxa André, 1892a: 46. [Junior secondary homonym of Colobopsis paradoxa Mayr, 1866b: 887.]
    • Emery, 1920c: 30 (q.).
    • Combination in C. (Myrmacantha): Emery, 1920b: 258.
    • Combination in C. (Myrmorhachis): Forel, 1912i: 92; Wheeler, W.M. 1922a: 254.
    • Combination in Camponotus: Ward, et al. 2016: 349.
    • Junior synonym of paradoxus: Emery, 1900b: 15; Emery, 1925b: 58; Bolton, 1995b: 316.
    • Status as species: Wheeler, W.M. 1922a: 254, 987; Ward, et al. 2016: 349.
    • Current subspecies: nominal plus cupreus.