Polyrhachis tyrannica

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

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Specimen Labels

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Indo-Australian Region: Borneo, Indonesia, Malaysia.
Palaearctic Region: China (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.

  • tyrannica. Polyrhachis tyrannicus Smith, F. 1858b: 69, pl. 4, fig. 29 (w.) CHINA. Combination in P. (Myrma): Emery, 1925b: 204.

Description

References

  • Emery, C. 1925d. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Formicinae. Genera Insectorum 183: 1-302 (page 204, Combination in P. (Myrma))
  • Smith, F. 1858a. Catalogue of hymenopterous insects in the collection of the British Museum. Part VI. Formicidae. London: British Museum, 216 pp. (page 69, pl. 4, fig. 29 worker described)

References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

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  • Kadoorie Farm & Botanic Garden, 2002. Report of Rapid Biodiversity Assessment at Heweishan Forest Farm, Southwest Guangdong, 4 to 5 May 1998. South China Forest Biodiversity Survey Report Series (Online Simplified Version): No. 6. KFBG, Hong Kong SAR, ii + 15 pp.
  • Kadoorie Farm and Botanic Garden, 2001. Report of Rapid Biodiversity Assessments at Jianfengling Nature Reserve, Southwest Hainan, 1998 and 2001. South China Forest Biodiversity Survey Report Series (Online Simplified Version): No. 3. KFBG, Hong Kong SAR, ii + 35 pp.
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