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Species: Polyrhachis longipes   Smith, 1859 

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Wheeler, 1915

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Polyrhachis longipes Smith, 1859a PDF: 140 (w.) INDONESIA (Aru I.). Indomalaya. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Asia: Indonesia
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Australasia, Indomalaya

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Treatment Citation: Smith, F., 1859, Catalogue of hymenopterous insects collected by Mr. A. R. Wallace at the Islands of Aru and Key., Journal of the Proceedings of the Linnean Society of London, Zoology 3, pp. 132-158

5. Polyrhachis longipesHNS.

P. niger; flagelli dimidio apicali tibiisque anticis pallide ferrugineis, prothorace petiolique squamula bidentatis.

Worker. Length 3 lines. Black; the head and thorax finely rugose; the antennae elongate, longer than the insect; the apical half of the flagellum pale ferruginous. Thorax rounded above, the sides not margined; two spines on the thorax anteriorly, two on the metathorax, and two on the scale of the petiole; the legs elongate, with the anterior tibiae ferruginous. Abdomen globose, sometimes rufofuscous, or the base obscurely rufous.

Hab. Aru.

Specimen Habitat Summary

Type specimens: Holotype of Polyrhachis longipes: casent0901804

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