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Species: Polyrhachis lacteipennis   Smith, 1858 

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Polyrhachis lacteipennis obsoleta

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Extant: 1 valid subspecies

Polyrhachis lacteipennis Smith, 1858a PDF: 60, pl. 4, fig. 40 (q.) INDIA. Indomalaya. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Senior synonym of Polyrhachis simplex (and its junior synonym Polyrhachis spiniger): Bolton, 1974b PDF: 177.
Current subspecies: nominal plus Polyrhachis lacteipennis obsoleta.

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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Egypt
    Asia: India, Iran, Israel, Nepal, Oman
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Indomalaya, Palearctic

Distribution Notes:


Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in cultivated land.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times webbing on tamarisk, 1 times ground forager(s).

Elevations: collected from 20 - 1620 meters, 481 meters average

Type specimens: Holotype of Polyrhachis lacteipennis: casent0903386

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