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Species: Polyrhachis (Myrmhopla) dives   Smith, 1857 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2023)

Extant: 2 valid subspecies

Polyrhachis dives Smith, 1857a PDF: 64 (w.) SINGAPORE. Indomalaya. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Status as species: Wang et al., 2022 10.20362/am.015006 PDF: 62.
Senior synonym of Polyrhachis democles: Forel, 1911g PDF: 298.
Senior synonym of Polyrhachis mutiliae: Bolton, 1974b PDF: 173.
Senior synonym of Polyrhachis exulans: Kohout, 1988c PDF: 433.
Senior synonym of Polyrhachis vicina: Wang & Wu, 1991 PDF: 599.
Senior synonym of Polyrhachis lucens: Dorow, 1995 PDF: 52.
Senior synonym of Polyrhachis dives siwiensis: Kohout, 1998: 515.
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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Asia: Borneo, Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Japan, Krakatau Islands, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Nepal, Philippines, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Thailand, Vietnam
    Oceania: Australia, Guam, Papua New Guinea
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Australasia, Indomalaya, Oceania, Palearctic

Distribution Notes:

Singapore, Sulawesi, Australia, New Guinea, a Japan, Philippines,Myanmar

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Scientific Name Status Publication Pages ModsID GoogleMaps
Polyrhachis dives   Mayr, G., 1862, Myrmecologische Studien., Verhandlungen der Zoologisch-Botanischen Gesellschaft in Wien 12, pp. 649-776: 682, (download) 682 4445
Polyrhachis dives   Forel, A., 1904, Note sur les fourmis du Musée Zoologique de l'Académie Impériale des Sciences à St. Pétersbourg., Yezhegodnik Zoologicheskogo Muzeya Imperatorskoi Akademii Nauk 8, pp. 368-388: 10, (download) 10 3994
Polyrhachis dives   Smith, F., 1857, Catalogue of the hymenopterous insects collected at Sarawak, Borneo; Mount Ophir, Malacca; and at Singapore, by A. R. Wallace., Journal of the Proceedings of the Linnean Society of London, Zoology 2, pp. 42-88: 64, (download) 64 2588

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in roadside edge.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 2 times on Saccharum, 1 times low vegetation, 1 times on low vegetation, 1 times at trophobiosis.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 6 times hand collected, 1 times Pitfall.

Elevations: collected from 25 - 2134 meters, 500 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1911-07-01 00:00:00.0 and 2013-09-17 00:00:00.0

Type specimens: Holotype of Polyrhachis democles: casent0901864; Holotype of Polyrhachis dives: casent0903388; Holotype of Polyrhachis lucens: castype06933; Holotype of Polyrhachis vicina: casent0903389; syntype of Polyrhachis mutiliae: casent0901862; syntype of Polyrhachis dives euclides: casent0905642, casent0910886; syntype of Polyrhachis dives euclides: casent0903390; type of Polyrhachis dives euclides: focol0097, focol0052-1, focol0052-2, focol0095-1, focol0095-2, focol0096-1, focol0096-2; type of Polyrhachis exulans: antweb1008258

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