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Species: Polyrhachis thrinax   Roger, 1863 

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See Also:

Polyrhachis thrinax castanea, Polyrhachis thrinax inconstans, Polyrhachis thrinax lancearia, Polyrhachis thrinax lucida, Polyrhachis thrinax overbecki

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Extant: 5 valid subspecies

Polyrhachis thrinax Roger, 1863a PDF: 152 (w.) SRI LANKA. Indomalaya. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

[Misspelled as Polyrhachis schrinax by Rothney, 1889 PDF: 352.].
Senior synonym of Polyrhachis mucronis: Brown, 1959d PDF: 164.

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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Asia: India, Philippines, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Vietnam
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Distribution Notes:

Sri Lanka, India, Philippines

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Scientific Name Status Publication Pages ModsID GoogleMaps
Polyrhachis thrinax   Emery, C., 1893, Voyage de M. E. Simon à l'île de Ceylan (janvier - février 1892). 3 e Mémoire. Formicides., Annales de la Société Entomologique de France 62, pp. 239-258: 16, (download) 16 3767
Polyrhachis thrinax nov. sp.  Roger, J., 1863, Die neu aufgeführten Gattungen und Arten meines Formiciden-Verzeichnisses, nebst Ergänzung einiger früher gegeben Beschreibungen., Berliner Entomologische Zeitschrift 7, pp. 131-214: 152, (download) 152 4101

Specimen Habitat Summary

Elevations: collected from 61 - 1005 meters, 690 meters average

Type specimens: Holotype of Polyrhachis thrinax: casent0903324; type of Polyrhachis thrinax: focol2525, focol2526

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