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Species: Polyrhachis nigriceps   Smith, 1863 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Polyrhachis nigriceps Smith, 1863a PDF: 17 (w.) NEW GUINEA. Australasia. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Combination in P.


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Asia: Indonesia
    Oceania: 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, 1 times found in mossy forest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times nesting in dead Barringtonia branch, 1 times carton nest on underside of leaf.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 1 times search.

Elevations: collected from 115 - 366 meters, 240 meters average

Type specimens: Holotype of Polyrhachis nigriceps: casent0901822; Holotype of Polyrhachis kirkae: casent0903366

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