Polyrhachis piliventris

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Polyrhachis piliventris
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Polyrhachis
Subgenus: Myrmatopa
Species: P. piliventris
Binomial name
Polyrhachis piliventris
Smith, F., 1858

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Specimen Labels



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Indo-Australian Region: Singapore (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps


Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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

  • piliventris. Polyrhachis piliventris Smith, F. 1858b: 60, pl. 4, fig. 24 (q.) SINGAPORE. Combination in P. (Myrmatopa): Dorow, 1995: 44; Bolton, 1995b: 354.



  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 354, Combination in P. (Myrmatopa))
  • 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 P. (Myrmatopa))
  • Smith, F. 1858a. Catalogue of hymenopterous insects in the collection of the British Museum. Part VI. Formicidae. London: British Museum, 216 pp. (page 60, pl. 4, fig. 24 queen described)