Polyrhachis decemdentata tenuistriata

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Polyrhachis decemdentata tenuistriata
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Polyrhachis decemdentata)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Polyrhachis
Species: Polyrhachis decemdentata tenuistriata
Menozzi, 1933

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


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

  • tenuistriata. Polyrhachis (Myrma) decemdentata subsp. tenuistriata Menozzi, 1933a: 114 (w.) UGANDA. Santschi, 1937g: 85 (q.). Junior synonym of decemdentata: Bolton, 1973b: 302.


  • 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 302, Junior synonym of decemdentata)
  • Menozzi, C. 1933a. Raccolte mirmecologiche dell'Africa orientale conservate nel Museo Civico di Storia Naturale "Giacomo Doria" di Genova. II. Formiche dell'Uganda e delle isole Sesse raccolte dal Dr. E. Bayon. [concl.]. Ann. Mus. Civ. Stor. Nat. "Giacom (page 114, worker described)
  • Santschi, F. 1937g. Fourmis du Congo et régions limitrophes. Rev. Zool. Bot. Afr. 30: 71-85 (page 85, queen described)