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Polyrhachis armataSmith, 1857

Image acquired with permission from the Oxford University Museum of Natural History, United Kingdom.
Specimen collected by Wallace. Specimen locality: Singapore
Label transcription: [TYPE HYM: 1088 Polyrachis defensus Smith HOPE DEPT. OXFORD] [ANTWEB CASENT 0901845] [Polyrachis (Myrmhopla). armata Le Guil.] [var. detemsaSmith. H.St.J.Donisthorpe. det. 16.III.1932] [Ann.Mag.Nat.Hist.vol.x,pp 441 -476. 1932 defensus Smith] [☿ Polyrhachis defensus Smith, TYPE. J.P.L.S. Lond.v.ii,1858,p.42.] [Polyrhachis sg. Myrmhopla armata Le Guill. det. Dorrow 11XI. 1987 Polyrachis sg. Myrmhopla aarmata-gp.] [SING. 9] [SYN-TYPE]

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Taxon Information

Insecta: Hymenoptera: Formicidae: Formicinae: Camponotini
Taxon Name (original as given on label):
Polyrachis defensus
A.R. Wallace
Locality of Specimen:
Specimen Repository:
Oxford University Museum of Natural History


Further Reading

Formicidae (Ants)