Polyrhachis orsyllus subcarinata

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Polyrhachis orsyllus subcarinata
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Polyrhachis carbonaria)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Polyrhachis
Species: Polyrhachis orsyllus subcarinata
Emery, 1900

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

Nomenclature

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

  • subcarinata. Polyrhachis orsyllus subsp. subcarinata Emery, 1900d: 712 (w.) INDONESIA (Mentawei I.). Combination in P. (Myrma): Emery, 1925b: 204. Subspecies of vindex: Dorow, 1995: 41. Junior synonym of carbonaria: Kohout, 1998: 526.

References

  • 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 41, Subspecies of vindex)
  • Emery, C. 1900d. Formiche raccolte da Elio Modigliani in Sumatra, Engano e Mentawei. [part]. Ann. Mus. Civ. Stor. Nat. 40[=(2(20): 689-720 (page 712, worker described)
  • Emery, C. 1925d. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Formicinae. Genera Insectorum 183: 1-302 (page 204, Combination in P. (Myrma))
  • Kohout, R. J. 1998. New synonyms and nomenclatural changes in the ant genus Polyrhachis Fr. Smith (Hymenoptera: Formicidae: Formicinae). Mem. Qld. Mus. 42: 505-531 (page 526, Junior synonym of carbonaria)