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Species: Polyrhachis (Myrmatopa) ruficornis   Smith, 1857 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2021)

Polyrhachis ruficornis Smith, 1857a PDF: 60 (q.) BORNEO. Indomalaya. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Asia: Borneo, Malaysia
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Treatment Citation: 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

6. Polyrhachis ruficornisHNS.

P. niger; antennis mandibulis pedibusque ferrugineis, abdominis squamula spinis duabus longis armata.

Female. Length 4 lines. Black: the antennae and mandibles ferruginous. Thorax elongate-ovate; wings subhyaline and iridescent, the nervures testaceous; the legs ferruginous, the coxae black. Abdomen: the base more or less ferruginous; the scale with two stout divergent spines above, which curve slightly backwards.

Hab. Borneo (Sarawak).

Specimen Habitat Summary

Type specimens: Holotype of Polyrhachis ruficornis: casent0901847

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