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Species: Polyrhachis (Chariomyrma) limbata   Emery, 1897 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2023)

Polyrhachis limbata Emery, 1897: 585, pl. 1, fig. 24 (w.) NEW GUINEA. Australasia. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Senior synonym of Polyrhachis verticalis: Kohout, 1998: 512
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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Asia: Indonesia
    Oceania: Papua New Guinea
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 2 times found in lowland wet forest, 1 times found in rainforest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times stray foragers, 1 times ground forager(s), 1 times ex rotten stick in leaf litter.

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

Elevations: collected from 120 - 230 meters, 181 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1872-05-01 00:00:00.0 and 2008-03-01 00:00:00.0

Type specimens: Holotype of Polyrhachis limbata: casent0905822; paratype of Polyrhachis verticalis: casent0917182

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