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Friday, April 22, 2016

Polyrhachis armata (Le Guillou, 1842)

Polyrhachis armata (Le Guillou, 1842) in an interesting spiny ant species, they found from South East Asia and South China. The species found in Indo-Australia region: Borneo, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines; Oriental region: Cambodia, India, Thailand; Palaearctic region: South China. The type locality of the species is Philippines. Syntype of the species now are deposited in British Museum of Nature History, London. In Vietnam, there has been 11 species of the genus were recorded and this is the 12th member, recorded the first time for Vietnam fauna by a photographers.



Polyrhachis armata (Le Guillou, 1842) - photo taken by Do Hung Tuan

Polyrhachis armata (Le Guillou, 1842) - photo taken by Bui Trong Hieu

Polyrhachis armata (Le Guillou, 1842) - photo taken by Nguyen Thanh Tuan


Polyrhachis armata (Le Guillou, 1842) - photo taken by Ta Thanh



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