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Species: Polyrhachis bellicosa   Smith, 1859 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Polyrhachis bellicosus Smith, 1859a PDF: 142 (w.) INDONESIA (Aru I.). Indomalaya. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Subspecies of Polyrhachis bihamata: Mayr, 1862 PDF: 678.
Revived status as species: Mayr, 1867a PDF: 50.
Senior synonym of Polyrhachis crudelis: Hung, 1970 PDF: 5.
See also: Kohout, 2012 PDF: 55; Kohout, 2014 PDF: 6.


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Asia: Indonesia, Malaysia
    Oceania: Papua New Guinea
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Australasia, Indomalaya

Distribution Notes:

Negros Island

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in rainforest edge, 1 times found in closed canopy wet forest, 1 times found in rainforest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times on low vegetation, 1 times foraging on tree trunk, 1 times foragers in leaf litter.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 2 times search, 1 times beating vegetation and hand collections, 1 times hand collection.

Elevations: collected from 175 - 465 meters, 245 meters average

Type specimens: Holotype of Polyrhachis bellicosa: casent0901810; syntype of Polyrhachis bellicosa crudelis: casent0905551; type of Polyrhachis bellicosa var. secosa: focol2523, focol2524

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