Current View: All Antweb
Change View
Cite this page

Citing AntWeb


To cite this page, please use the following:

· For print: . Accessed

· For web:

Species: Polyrhachis foreli   Kohout, 1989 

Download Data

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Polyrhachis foreli Kohout, 1989 PDF: 510, figs. 2, 7, 11 (w.q.) AUSTRALIA. Australasia. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Material of the unavailbale names Polyrhachis andromeda, Polyrhachis papuana referred here by Kohout, 1998: 521.


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

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 2 times found in lowland wet forest, 2 times found in Rainforest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times nest in soft rotten wood, 2 times ex rotten log, 1 times foraging on low vegetation, 1 times ex sifted leaf litter.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 1 times search, 1 times Winkler.

Elevations: collected from 5 - 100 meters, 76 meters average

Type specimens: paratype: casent0217430; paratype of Polyrhachis foreli: casent0010633; syntype of Polyrhachis relucens andromache andromeda: casent0910923; syntype of Polyrhachis relucens decipiens papuana: casent0905611

See something amiss? Send us an email.