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Species: Polyrhachis phryne   Forel, 1907 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Polyrhachis phryne Forel, 1907d PDF: 41 (w.) AUSTRALIA. Australasia. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Oceania: Australia
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 2 times found in Radiata pine plantation, 2 times found in dry sclerophyll, 1 times found in Dry sclerophyll woodland, 1 times found in Mallee-saltbush near RH, 1 times found in Rehabilitated limestone quarry, 1 times found in Sandplain heath, 1 times found in Suburban property, 1 times found in Suburban yard, 1 times found in Degraded tuart (Eucalyptus gomphocephala) woodland with ground cover of exotic weeds.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times On branch of Eucalyptus caesia, 1 times nocturnal strays on tree trunks and low foliage, 1 times Light clay soil, 1 times Forager on mallee branch.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 3 times Pitfall, 1 times hand collected, 1 times By hand, 1 times Pan trap, 1 times Pitfall 42.

Elevations: collected from 249 - 800 meters, 432 meters average

Type specimens: Lectotype of Polyrhachis sempronia: casent0916644; Lectotype of Polyrhachis sidnica perthensis: casent0901972; syntype of Polyrhachis phryne: casent0910777; syntype of Polyrhachis sidnica perthensis: casent0903305

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