Polyrhachis saevissima chrysophanes

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Polyrhachis saevissima chrysophanes
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Polyrhachis
Subgenus: Myrmhopla
Species: P. saevissima
Subspecies: P. saevissima chrysophanes
Trinomial name
Polyrhachis saevissima chrysophanes
Emery, 1900

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Indo-Australian Region: Indonesia.


Distribution based on AntMaps

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Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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Countries Occupied

Number of countries occupied by this species based on AntWiki Regional Taxon Lists. In general, fewer countries occupied indicates a narrower range, while more countries indicates a more widespread species.

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Estimated Abundance

Relative abundance based on number of AntMaps records per species (this species within the purple bar). Fewer records (to the left) indicates a less abundant/encountered species while more records (to the right) indicates more abundant/encountered species.

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Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • chrysophanes. Polyrhachis acantha var. chrysophanes Emery, 1900d: 718 (w.) INDONESIA (Tanimbar Is). Combination in P. (Myrmhopla): Emery, 1925b: 194. Currently subspecies of saevissima: Bolton, 1995b: 345.

Description

References

  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 345, Subspecies of saevissima)
  • 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 718, worker described)
  • Emery, C. 1925d. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Formicinae. Genera Insectorum 183: 1-302 (page 194, Combination in P. (Myrmhopla))