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Species: Polyrhachis cupreata   Emery, 1895 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Polyrhachis Hermione var. cupreata Emery, 1895h PDF: 357 (w.) AUSTRALIA. Australasia. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Raised to species and senior synonym of Polyrhachis exlex: Kohout, 1988c PDF: 433.


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Oceania: Australia
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 2 times found in Rainforest, 1 times found in Eucalyptus open forest, 1 times found in Eucalyptus open-forest, 1 times found in in dry coastal rainforest nr. mangrove.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 2 times ex rotten log, 1 times on tree trunk, 1 times foraging on boulders, 1 times ex dead branch, 1 times dead branch.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 1 times direct collection.

Elevations: collected from 10 - 171 meters, 75 meters average

Type specimens: Holotype of Polyrhachis cupreata: casent0905575

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