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Species: Polyrhachis lestoni   Bolton, 1973 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Polyrhachis lestoni Bolton, 1973b PDF: 349, figs. 48, 61 (w.) GHANA. Afrotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Congo, Ghana, Kenya
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Distribution Notes:

Reference for Kenya if not type: Kakamega Forest


Caste of types: (w)

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 2 times found in Primary forest.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 2 times Canopy fog, 1 times Fogging Teclea nobilis, 1 times Pyrethrum knockdown A 5/1, 1 times Pyrethrum knockdown B 8/3.

Elevations: collected from 660 - 1600 meters, 866 meters average

Type specimens: Holotype of Polyrhachis lestoni: casent0903459

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