Rhytidoponera impressa

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

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Specimen Labels

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.

  • impressa. Ectatomma impressum Mayr, 1876: 92 (w.q.) AUSTRALIA. Wheeler, G.C. & Wheeler, J. 1952a: 124 (l.); Imai, Crozier & Taylor, 1977: 347 (k.). Combination in E. (Rhytidoponera): Dalla Torre, 1893: 24; in Rhytidoponera (Chalcoponera): Emery, 1897d: 548. See also: Brown, 1954g: 5; Ward, 1980: 487.

Type Material

Description

References

  • Brown, W. L., Jr. 1954g. Systematic and other notes on some of the smaller species of the ant genus Rhytidoponera Mayr. Breviora 33: 1-11 (page 5, see also)
  • 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 (Chalcoponera))
  • Imai, H. T.; Crozier, R. H.; Taylor, R. W. 1977. Karyotype evolution in Australian ants. Chromosoma (Berl.) 59: 341-393 (page 347, karyotype described)
  • Mayr, G. 1876. Die australischen Formiciden. J. Mus. Godeffroy 12: 56-115 (page 92, worker, queen described)
  • Ward, P. S. 1980a. A systematic revision of the Rhytidoponera impressa group (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) in Australia and New Guinea. Aust. J. Zool. 28: 475-498 (page 487, see also)
  • Wheeler, G. C.; Wheeler, J. 1952a. The ant larvae of the subfamily Ponerinae - Part I. Am. Midl. Nat. 48: 111-144 (page 124, larva described)