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Species: Polyrhachis (Myrma) revoili   André, 1887 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2022)

Polyrhachis revoili André, 1887 PDF: 285 (q.) SOMALIA. Afrotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Forel, 1894b PDF: 71 (w.); Forel, 1916 PDF: 452 (m.)
Senior synonym of Polyrhachis natalensis: Forel, 1916 PDF: 453; Arnold, 1924 PDF: 754.
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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Central African Republic, Congo, Democratic Republic of Congo, Gabon, Mozambique, Somalia, South Africa, Zambia
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Scientific Name Status Publication Pages ModsID GoogleMaps
Polyrhachis revoili   Forel, A., 1894, Abessinische und andere afrikanische Ameisen, gesammelt von Herrn Ingenieur Alfred Ilg, von Herrn Dr. Liengme, von Herrn Pfarrer Missionar P. Berthoud, Herrn Dr. Arth. Müller, etc., Mitteilungen der Schweizerischen Entomologischen Gesellschaft 9, pp. 64-100: 71-72, (download) 71-72 3950
Polyrhachis revoili nov. sp.  Andre, E., 1887, Description de quelques fourmis nouvelles ou imparfaitement connues., Revista de Entomologia 6, pp. 280-298: 285, (download) 285 6877
Polyrhachis revoili   Mayr, G., 1895, Afrikanische Formiciden., Annalen des Naturhistorischen Museums in Wien 10, pp. 124-154: 153, (download) 153 4387

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 7 times found in rainforest, 3 times found in Primary forest, 3 times found in montane forest, 3 times found in coastal lowland rainforest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times yellow pan trap, 2 times undergrowth, low canopy in forest, 1 times Malaise trap, 1 times canopy, 1 times pitfall trap, 1 times on low vegetation, 1 times ex rotten log, 1 times elephant path.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 5 times Beat 25 sample transect, 10m, beating low vegetation, 3 times Canopy fog, 3 times sweep, 1 times Malaise trap, 4 Malaise traps, 1 times pyrethrin fogging, 1 times yellow pan trap, YP 25 trap transect, 1 times pitfall trap, PF 25 cup sample transect, 10m.

Elevations: collected from 110 - 960 meters, 626 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1914-01-11 and 2016-03-05

Type specimens: syntype of Polyrhachis revoili: casent0913677; syntype of Polyrhachis natalensis: casent0912132; syntype of Polyrhachis revoili donisthorpei: casent0910956

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