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Species: Polyrhachis rastellata   (Latreille, 1802) 

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Polyrhachis rastellata congener

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2018)

Extant: 1 valid subspecies

Formica rastellata Latreille, 1802a: 130 (q.) INDONESIA ("Indes orientales"). AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Mayr, 1862 PDF: 688 (w.); Mayr, 1876 PDF: 70 (m.); Crozier, 1970a PDF: 115 (k.); Wheeler & Wheeler, 1990b PDF: 756 (l.).
See also: Kohout, 2006D PDF: 114.
Current subspecies: nominal plus Polyrhachis rastellata congener.

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Distribution:

   (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists)
Australasia Region: Papua New Guinea
Indomalaya Region: India, Indonesia, Myanmar, Sri Lanka

Distribution Notes:

South India (Kerala),Sri Lanka, New Guinea, Philippines

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Treatment Citation: 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

64. P. rastellata LatrHNS.

- Kandy Wackwell, Nawalapitiya.

Les exemplaires de Ceylan ont un leger reflet bronze que je ne trouve pas chez ceux des iles de la Sonde et des Moluques.

Specimen Habitat Summary

Collected most commonly using these methods: 1 times hand collected.

Elevations: collected from 600 - 800 meters, 733 meters average

Type specimens: Holotype of Polyrhachis rastellata ceylonensis: casent0903407; unpublished name: Polyrhachis rastellata aequidens: casent0912104; unpublished name: Polyrhachis rastellata wedda: casent0912103



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