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Species: Polyrhachis epinotalis   Santschi, 1924 

Classification:
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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Polyrhachis militaris st. epinotalis Santschi, 1924b PDF: 222 (w.) DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO (in key). Afrotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

[First available use of Polyrhachis militaris cupreopubescens epinotalis Forel, 1913i PDF: 357; unavailable name (Bolton, 1973b PDF: 313).].
Junior synonym of Polyrhachis militaris: Dorow, 1995 PDF: 36.
Revived from synonymy and raised to species: Rigato, 2016 10.11646/zootaxa.4088.1.1 PDF: 17.

Distribution:

  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Central African Republic, Congo, Democratic Republic of Congo, Gabon, Kenya, Mozambique, Sudan, Tanzania, Uganda
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Afrotropical

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 3 times found in rainforest, 2 times found in Primary forest, 1 times found in Equatorial rainforest, 1 times found in montane forest, 1 times found in rainforest, marsh clearing.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 3 times on low vegetation, 1 times Silk nest on side of tree, 1 times on trunk of Solanum mauritiana, 1 times from vegetation.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 2 times Pitfall trap, 1 times EC31 yellow pan trap, 1 times EC32 sweeping, 1 times hand collected.

Elevations: collected from 36 - 1650 meters, 920 meters average

Type specimens: Lectotype of Polyrhachis epinotalis: casent0910908



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