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Species: Polyrhachis cubaensis   Mayr, 1862 

Classification:
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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2018)

Polyrhachis cubaensis Mayr, 1862 PDF: 687 (w.) SOUTH AFRICA (not Cuba; see Mayr, 1893: 195). Afrotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Combination in Polyrhachis (Myrma): Wheeler, 1922: 994.

Distribution:

  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Kenya, Malawi, Mozambique, South Africa, Tanzania
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Afrotropical

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Scientific Name Status Publication Pages ModsID GoogleMaps
Polyrhachis cubaensis   Mayr, G., 1893, Formiciden von Herrn Dr. Fr. Stuhlmann in Ost-Afrika gesammelt., Jahrbuch der Hamburgischen Wissenschaftlichen Anstalten 10, pp. 193-201: 3-5, (download) 3-5 4386
Polyrhachis cubaensis n. sp.  Mayr, G., 1862, Myrmecologische Studien., Verhandlungen der Zoologisch-Botanischen Gesellschaft in Wien 12, pp. 649-776: 687, (download) 687 4445

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in ground water forest, 1 times found in semideciduous forest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times ex dead twig.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 1 times Hand collected.

Elevations: collected from 19 - 20 meters, 19 meters average

Type specimens: syntype of Polyrhachis cubaensis: casent0915810; syntype of Polyrhachis gerstaeckeri: casent0910945; type of Polyrhachis cubaensis subsp. wilmsi: focol2584; type of Polyrhachis gerstaeckeri: focol2585



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