Polyrhachis bequaerti

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Polyrhachis bequaerti
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Polyrhachis fissa)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Polyrhachis
Species: Polyrhachis bequaerti
Wheeler, W.M., 1922

This taxon is not in use as it is currently considered to be a junior synonym of Polyrhachis fissa.

Nomenclature

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

  • bequaerti. Polyrhachis (Myrma) bequaerti Wheeler, W.M. 1922a: 267, fig. 76 (w.) DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO. Santschi, 1923e: 294 (q.). Junior synonym of fissa: Bolton, 1973b: 304.

References

  • Bolton, B. 1973b. The ant genus Polyrhachis F. Smith in the Ethiopian region (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Bull. Br. Mus. (Nat. Hist.) Entomol. 28: 283-369 (page 304, Junior synonym of fissa)
  • Santschi, F. 1923e. Descriptions de nouveaux Formicides éthiopiens et notes diverses. I. Rev. Zool. Afr. (Bruss.) 11: 259-295 (page 294, queen described)
  • Wheeler, W. M. 1922b. Ants of the American Museum Congo expedition. A contribution to the myrmecology of Africa. II. The ants collected by the American Museum Congo Expedition. Bull. Am. Mus. Nat. Hist. 45: 39-269 (page 267, fig. 76 worker described)