Rhytidoponera convexa

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Rhytidoponera convexa
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ectatomminae
Tribe: Ectatommini
Genus: Rhytidoponera
Species: R. convexa
Binomial name
Rhytidoponera convexa
(Mayr, 1876)

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Specimen Labels

Synonyms

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Australasian Region: Australia (type locality).

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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.

  • convexa. Ectatomma convexum Mayr, 1876: 92 (w.m.) AUSTRALIA. Wheeler, G.C. & Wheeler, J. 1952a: 127 (l.). Combination in E. (Rhytidoponera): Dalla Torre, 1893: 24; in Rhytidoponera: Emery, 1897d: 548. Material of the unavailable name subumbrata referred here by Clark, 1936: 84. Senior synonym of nigra: Brown, 1958g: 272. See also: Brown, 1958g: 266.
  • nigra. Rhytidoponera nigra Clark, 1936: 81, pl. 6, fig. 59 (w.) AUSTRALIA. Junior synonym of convexa: Brown, 1958g: 272.

Type Material

Description

References

  • Brown, W. L., Jr. 1958g. Contributions toward a reclassification of the Formicidae. II. Tribe Ectatommini (Hymenoptera). Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool. 118: 173-362 (page 272, Senior synonym of nigra)
  • Brown, W. L., Jr. 1958g. Contributions toward a reclassification of the Formicidae. II. Tribe Ectatommini (Hymenoptera). Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool. 118: 173-362 (page 266, see also)
  • Clark, J. 1936. A revision of Australian species of Rhytidoponera Mayr (Formicidae). Mem. Natl. Mus. Vic. 9: 14-89 (page 84, Material of the unavailable name subumbrata referred here)
  • Dalla Torre, K. W. von. 1893. Catalogus Hymenopterorum hucusque descriptorum systematicus et synonymicus. Vol. 7. Formicidae (Heterogyna). Leipzig: W. Engelmann, 289 pp. (page 24, Combination in E. (Rhytidoponera))
  • Emery, C. 1897d. Viaggio di Lamberto Loria nella Papuasia orientale. XVIII. Formiche raccolte nella Nuova Guinea dal Dott. Lamberto Loria. [part]. Ann. Mus. Civ. Stor. Nat. 38[=(2(18): 546-576 (page 548, Combination in Rhytidoponera)
  • Mayr, G. 1876. Die australischen Formiciden. J. Mus. Godeffroy 12: 56-115 (page 92, worker, male described)
  • Wheeler, G. C.; Wheeler, J. 1952a. The ant larvae of the subfamily Ponerinae - Part I. Am. Midl. Nat. 48: 111-144 (page 127, larva described)