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Species: Polyrhachis sexspinosa   (Latreille, 1802) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Formica sexspinosa Latreille, 1802a: 126, pl. 4, fig. 21 (w.) INDONESIA ("Indes orientales"). AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Mayr, 1867a PDF: 42 (q.); Karavaiev, 1927f PDF: 26 (m.).
See also: Kohout, 2010 PDF: 196.


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Asia: Indonesia
    Oceania: Australia, New Caledonia, Papua New Guinea
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Australasia, Indomalaya

Distribution Notes:

Samar Island

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in rainforest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times from carton nest on tree trunk, 1 times ex recently felled tree(s).

Collected most commonly using these methods: 4 times hand collected.

Elevations: collected from 13 - 300 meters, 146 meters average

Type specimens: Holotype of Polyrhachis irritabilis: casent0901808; Holotype of Polyrhachis juxtaspinosa: castype06997; Lectotype of Polyrhachis barnardi: antweb1008256; syntype of Polyrhachis sexspinosa sericea: casent0916781, casent0916782, casent0917271, casent0917272, casent0917273

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