Current View: All Antweb
Change View
Cite this page

Citing AntWeb


To cite this page, please use the following:

· For print: . Accessed

· For web:

Species: Polyrhachis spitteleri   Forel, 1916 

Download Data

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Polyrhachis (Myrma) spitelleri Forel, 1916 PDF: 450, fig. 6 (w.) DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO. Afrotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Central African Republic, Democratic Republic of Congo, Ghana
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 2 times found in rainforest, marsh clearing.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 1 times EC28 Malaise trap, 1 times EC32 sweeping, 1 times Pyrethrum knockdown, K. 7/4.

Elevations: collected at 510 m

Type specimens: syntype of Polyrhachis spitteleri: casent0910958

See something amiss? Send us an email.