Polyrhachis duodentata

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Polyrhachis duodentata
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Polyrhachis illaudata)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Polyrhachis
Species: Polyrhachis duodentata
Donisthorpe, 1942

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


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

  • duodentata. Polyrhachis (Myrma) duodentata Donisthorpe, 1942d: 461, pl. 2, fig. 2 (q.) INDIA. Junior synonym of illaudata: Bolton, 1974b: 176.


  • Bolton, B. 1974b [1973]. New synonymy and a new name in the ant genus Polyrhachis F. Smith (Hym., Formicidae). Entomol. Mon. Mag. 109: 172-180 (page 176, Junior synonym of illaudata)
  • Donisthorpe, H. 1942d. Ants from the Colombo Museum Expedition to Southern India, September-October 1938. Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. 11(9): 449-461 (page 461, pl. 2, fig. 2 queen described)

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