Polyrhachis omyrmex

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Polyrhachis omyrmex
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Polyrhachis
Subgenus: Myrmatopa
Species: P. omyrmex
Binomial name
Polyrhachis omyrmex
(Donisthorpe, 1938)

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Specimen Labels

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Indo-Australian Region: New Guinea (type locality).


Distribution based on AntMaps

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Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's Online Catalogue of the Ants of the World.

  • omyrmex. Dolichoderus (Irenia) omyrmex Donisthorpe, 1938e: 502, fig. (w.) NEW GUINEA. Combination in Polyrhachis (Myrmatopa): Dorow, 1995: 44; Bolton, 1995b: 353. [Name misspelled as omymyrmex: Hölldobler & Wilson, 1990: 164.]

Description

References

  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 353, Combination in Polyrhachis (Myrmatopa))
  • Donisthorpe, H. 1938h. New species of ants and a new subgenus of Dolichoderus from various localities. Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. 11(2): 498-504 (page 502, fig. worker described)
  • Dorow, W. H. O. 1995. Revision of the ant genus Polyrhachis Smith, 1857 (Hymenoptera: Formicidae: Formicinae) on subgenus level with keys, checklist of species and bibliography. Cour. Forschungsinst. Senckenb. 185: 1-113 (page 44, Combination in Polyrhachis (Myrmatopa))
  • Hölldobler, B.; Wilson, E. O. 1990. The ants. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, xii + 732 pp. (page 164, [Name misspelled as omymyrmex: Hölldobler & Wilson, 1990: 164.])

References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • Donisthorpe H. 1938. New species of ants and a new subgenus of Dolichoderus from various localities. Annals and Magazine of Natural History (11)2: 498-504.
  • Donisthorpe, Horace. 1941. The Ants of Japen Island, Dutch New Guinea (Hym. Formicidae). The Transactions of the Royal Entomological Society of London. 91(2):51-64.
  • Donisthorpe, Horace. 1943. The Ants of Waigeu Island, North Dutch New Guinea. The Annals and Magazine of Natural History 11 (10): 433-475.
  • Janda M., G. D. Alpert, M. L. Borowiec, E. P. Economo, P. Klimes, E. Sarnat, and S. O. Shattuck. 2011. Cheklist of ants described and recorded from New Guinea and associated islands. Available on http://www.newguineants.org/. Accessed on 24th Feb. 2011.
  • Shattuck S. O. 1994. Taxonomic catalog of the ant subfamilies Aneuretinae and Dolichoderinae (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). University of California Publications in Entomology 112: i-xix, 1-241.
  • Wilson E. O. 1959. Some ecological characteristics of ants in New Guinea rain forests. Ecology 40: 437-447.