Rhytidoponera anceps

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Rhytidoponera anceps
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ectatomminae
Tribe: Ectatommini
Genus: Rhytidoponera
Species: R. anceps
Binomial name
Rhytidoponera anceps
Emery, 1898

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Distribution

Heterick (2009) – Rhytidoponera anceps has been collected at various locations along the south coast of WA by ANIC workers, although it is not represented by SWBP material in the Curtin Ant Collection. The distribution of R. anceps is most peculiar, as it is otherwise known from the Qld and northern NSW coasts.

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Australasian Region: Australia (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps

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Biology

Castes

Worker

Nomenclature

The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's New General Catalogue, a catalogue of the world's ants.

  • anceps. Rhytidoponera anceps Emery, 1898b: 233, fig. 3 (w.) AUSTRALIA. Combination in R. (Chalcoponera): Emery, 1911d: 39. See also: Brown, 1958g: 264.

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