Polyrhachis thrinax castanea

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Polyrhachis thrinax castanea
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Camponotini
Genus: Polyrhachis
Subgenus: Myrmothrinax
Species: P. thrinax
Subspecies: P. thrinax castanea
Trinomial name
Polyrhachis thrinax castanea
Stitz, 1925



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Indo-Australian Region: Philippines (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.

  • castanea. Polyrhachis (Myrmothrinax) thrinax var. castanea Stitz, 1925: 136 (w.) PHILIPPINES. Senior synonym of castanella: Donisthorpe, 1943e: 116.
  • castanella. Polyrhachis (Myrmothrinax) thrinax var. castanella Santschi, 1928h: 140. [Unnecessary replacement name for castanea, above.] Junior synonym of castanea: Donisthorpe, 1943e: 116.



  • Baltazar, C. R. 1966. A catalogue of Philippine Hymenoptera (with a bibliography, 1758-1963). Pac. Insects Monogr. 8: 1-488 (page 271, listed)
  • Donisthorpe, H. 1943f. Myrmecological gleanings. Proc. R. Entomol. Soc. Lond. Ser. B 12: 115-116 (page 116, Senior synonym of castanella)
  • Stitz, H. 1925a. Zur Kenntnis estländischer Hochmoorameisen. Beitr. Kunde Estlands 10: 136-139 (page 136, worker described)