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Species: Polyrhachis equina   Smith, 1857 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Polyrhachis equinus Smith, 1857a PDF: 63 (w.) BORNEO. Indomalaya. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Senior synonym of Polyrhachis biloba: Wheeler, 1919f PDF: 122.
See also: Kohout, 2007B PDF: 10.


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Asia: Borneo, Malaysia
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in lowland rainforest, 1 times found in tropical rainforest, 1 times found in 2nd growth wet forest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times nocturnal strays, 1 times base of tree.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 2 times search, 1 times hand collected.

Elevations: collected from 50 - 340 meters, 193 meters average

Type specimens: Holotype of Polyrhachis equina: casent0901858; syntype of Polyrhachis equina: casent0910768

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