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Species: Polyrhachis pyrrhus   Forel, 1910 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Polyrhachis pyrrhus Forel, 1910b PDF: 90 (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: 1 times found in Acacia/Casuarina-dominated scrub on lateritic gravel hilltop, 1 times found in Mallee woodland; light soil/clay, 1 times found in Mulga/bowgada grove-intergrove scrub on outwash plain.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times soil, 1 times In soil, 1 times Flask-shaped clay nests with large entrance holes.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 2 times By hand.

Type specimens: syntype of Polyrhachis pyrrhus: antweb1008266, casent0910778

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