Rhytidoponera laciniosa

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Rhytidoponera laciniosa
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ectatomminae
Tribe: Ectatommini
Genus: Rhytidoponera
Species: R. laciniosa
Binomial name
Rhytidoponera laciniosa
Viehmeyer, 1912

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Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Indo-Australian Region: New Guinea (type locality).

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Distribution based on specimens

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The above specimen data are provided by AntWeb. Please see Rhytidoponera laciniosa for further details




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

  • laciniosa. Rhytidoponera laciniosa Viehmeyer, 1912: 5, fig. 3 (w.) NEW GUINEA. Senior synonym of petiolata Viehmeyer: Wilson, in Brown, 1958g: 203; Wilson, 1958d: 311.
  • petiolata. Rhytidoponera laciniosa subsp. petiolata Viehmeyer, 1912: 5, fig. 4 (w.) NEW GUINEA. Junior synonym of laciniosa: Wilson, in Brown, 1958g: 203; Wilson, 1958d: 311.



  • Brown, W. L., Jr. 1958g. Contributions toward a reclassification of the Formicidae. II. Tribe Ectatommini (Hymenoptera). Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool. 118: 173-362 (page 203, Senior synonym of petiolata)
  • Viehmeyer, H. 1912b. Ameisen aus Deutsch Neuguinea gesammelt von Dr. O. Schlaginhaufen. Nebst einem Verzeichnisse der papuanischen Arten. Abh. Ber. K. Zool. Anthropol.-Ethnogr. Mus. Dres. 14: 1-26 (page 5, fig. 3 worker described)
  • Wilson, E. O. 1958g. Studies on the ant fauna of Melanesia III. Rhytidoponera in western Melanesia and the Moluccas. IV. The tribe Ponerini. Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool. 119: 303-371 (page 311, Senior synonym of petiolata)