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Species: Polyrhachis furcata   Smith, 1858 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Polyrhachis furcatus Smith, 1858a PDF: 64, pl. 4, fig. 20 (w.) MYANMAR. Indomalaya. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Emery, 1889: 518 (q.).
Senior synonym of Polyrhachis bankensis, Polyrhachis pahangana, Polyrhachis tenella: Dorow, 1995 PDF: 54.
See also: Bingham, 1903 PDF: 388.


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Asia: Cambodia, China, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Indomalaya, Palearctic

Distribution Notes:

Myanmar, Indonesia, West Malaysia

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in primary rain forest, 1 times found in rainforest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times on low vegetation.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 4 times hand collected, 1 times beating vegetation and hand collections, 1 times Hand collection.

Elevations: collected from 50 - 820 meters, 370 meters average

Type specimens: Holotype of Polyrhachis furcata: casent0903376; syntype of Polyrhachis furcata bankensis: casent0910864; syntype of Polyrhachis furcata pahangana: casent0910867; syntype of Polyrhachis furcata tenella: casent0910865; type of Polyrhachis furcata var. bankensis: focol0571, focol0572; type of Polyrhachis furcata var. tenella: focol2653

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