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Species: Polyrhachis (Myrmhopla) nigriceps   Smith, 1863 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2022)

Polyrhachis nigriceps Smith, 1863a PDF: 17 (w.) NEW GUINEA. Australasia. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Senior synonym of Polyrhachis atalanta: Emery, 1925d PDF: 192.
Senior synonym of Polyrhachis kirkae: Hung, 1971 PDF: 44.
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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 mossy forest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times carton nest on underside of leaf, 1 times nesting in dead Barringtonia branch.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 1 times search.

Elevations: collected from 115 - 366 meters, 240 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1933-04-01 00:00:00.0 and 1996-11-04 00:00:00.0

Type specimens: Holotype of Polyrhachis nigriceps: casent0901822; Holotype of Polyrhachis kirkae: casent0903366

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