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Species: Polyrhachis (Hemioptica) scissa   (Roger, 1862) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2020)

Hemioptica scissa Roger, 1862a PDF: 240, pl. 1, fig. 12 (w.q.) SRI LANKA. Indomalaya. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Combination in Hemioptica: Emery, 1893h PDF: 255; Emery, 1896j PDF: 382; Emery, 1925d PDF: 210.
Combination in Polyrhachis: Forel, 1893e PDF: 27; Bolton, 1995b: 356.

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Polyrhachis scissa queen from Kerala, India // Distribution


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Asia: India, Sri Lanka
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Distribution Notes:

Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala state, Western Ghats, Inda.

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in riparian closed-forest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times on low vegetation.

Elevations: collected from 198 - 710 meters, 454 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1938-10-11 and 1999-01-23

Type specimens: type of Hemioptica scissa: focol2556, focol2557

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