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Species: Polyrhachis weissi   Santschi, 1910 

Classification:
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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2018)

Polyrhachis weissi Santschi, 1910c PDF: 395, fig. 18 (w.) CONGO. Afrotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Status as species: Wheeler, 1922: 1004; Bolton, 1973b PDF: 342.
Senior synonym of Polyrhachis balli, Polyrhachis conduensis, Polyrhachis crassa and material of the unavailable name Polyrhachis phaenogaster referred here: Bolton, 1973b PDF: 342.

Distribution:

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

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 10 times found in rainforest, 2 times found in Primary forest, 1 times found in coastal forest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times sur des branches de cacaoyers, 1 times on low vegetation.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 2 times Canopy fog, 3 times Beat 25 sample transect, 10m, beating low vegetation, 4 times EC32 sweeping, 1 times pitfall trap, PF bucket, 1 times sweep, 1 times EC28 Malaise trap.

Elevations: collected from 160 - 710 meters, 496 meters average

Type specimens: paratype of Polyrhachis revoili balli: casent0912143; syntype of Polyrhachis weissi: casent0912142; syntype of Polyrhachis revoili conduensis: casent0910955; syntype of Polyrhachis revoili crassa: casent0905623; syntype of Polyrhachis revoili crassa phaenogaster: casent0905624



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