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Species: Polyrhachis hexacantha   (Erichson, 1842) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2020)

Formica hexacantha Erichson, 1842 PDF: 260 (w.) TASMANIA. Australasia. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Senior synonym of Polyrhachis froggatti: Taylor, 1989a PDF: 24.


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Oceania: Australia
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in medium dry sclero, 1 times found in medium dry sclerophyll.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times nocturnal strays on tree trunks.

Elevations: collected from 340 - 1240 meters, 831 meters average

Type specimens: syntype: anic32-017914; syntype of Polyrhachis froggatti: casent0910769; type of Formica hexacantha: focol2543, focol2544, focol2545

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