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Species: Polyrhachis (Cyrtomyrma) rastellata   (Latreille, 1802) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2022)

Extant: 1 valid subspecies

Formica rastellata Latreille, 1802a PDF: 130 (q.) INDONESIA ("Indes orientales"). Indomalaya. 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.)
Combination in Polyrhachis: Smith, 1858a PDF: 59.

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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Asia: Borneo, China, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Thailand
    Oceania: Papua New Guinea
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Australasia, Indomalaya

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

Collect Date Range: collected between 1944-08-23 00:00:00.0 and 2013-09-27 00:00:00.0

Type specimens: Holotype of Polyrhachis rastellata ceylonensis: casent0903407; syntype of Polyrhachis euryalus cingala: casent0912101; Type of unpublished name: Polyrhachis rastellata aequidens: casent0912104; Type of unpublished name: Polyrhachis rastellata wedda: casent0912103

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