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Species: Polyrhachis bihamata   (Drury, 1773) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2017)

Formica bihamata Drury, 1773 PDF: 73, pl. 38, figs. 7, 8 (w.) MADAGASCAR (Johanna I.). Malagasy. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

[Locality in error, see Bolton, 1973b PDF: 352.].
Combination in Polyrhachis: Smith, 1857a PDF: 59.
Senior synonym of Polyrhachis affinis Le Guillou, [no year]: Mayr, 1872 PDF: 139; Dalla Torre, 1893 PDF: 259; of Polyrhachis minor Karavaiev, [no year], Polyrhachis perplexa, Polyrhachis tonsilis: Hung, 1970 PDF: 16; Kohout, 1998: 508.


(based on species list records)
Indomalaya Region: Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Asia, Borneo, Brunei, Cambodia, India, Indonesia, Laos, Leyte, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Sabah, South-Eastern Asia, Thailand, Vietnam, Yunnan
Palearctic Region: China, Eastern Asia

Distribution Notes:

Java, Laos, Sumatra, Philippines, India, China

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in secondary limestone rain forest, 1 times found in Old secondary rain forest.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 2 times Hand collection, 1 times Foraging|on low vegetation, 1 times Ground forager.

Elevations: collected from 180 - 655 meters, 511 meters average

Type specimens: syntype of Polyrhachis bihamata perplexa: casent0912164; syntype of Polyrhachis bihamata tonsilis: casent0912165

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