Rhytidoponera maniae

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Rhytidoponera maniae
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ectatomminae
Tribe: Ectatommini
Genus: Rhytidoponera
Species: R. maniae
Binomial name
Rhytidoponera maniae
(Forel, 1900)

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Specimen Labels




Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Australasian Region: Australia (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps


Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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

  • maniae. Ectatomma (Rhytidoponera) maniae Forel, 1900b: 57 (w.) AUSTRALIA. Imai, Crozier & Taylor, 1977: 347 (k.). Combination in Rhytidoponera: Emery, 1911d: 38. Material of the unavailable name rotundata referred here by Clark, 1936: 65. Senior synonym of spatiatum: Brown, 1958g: 203.
  • spatiatum. Ectatomma (Rhytidoponera) convexum var. spatiatum Forel, 1900b: 58 (w.) AUSTRALIA. Clark, 1936: 67 (m.). Combination in Rhytidoponera: Emery, 1911d: 38. Raised to species: Clark, 1936: 66. Junior synonym of maniae: Brown, 1958g: 203.

Type Material



  • 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 spatiatum)
  • Clark, J. 1936. A revision of Australian species of Rhytidoponera Mayr (Formicidae). Mem. Natl. Mus. Vic. 9: 14-89 (page 65, Material of the unavailable name rotundata referred here.)
  • Emery, C. 1911e. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Ponerinae. Genera Insectorum 118: 1-125 (page 38, Combination in Rhytidoponera)
  • Forel, A. 1900b. Ponerinae et Dorylinae d'Australie récoltés par MM. Turner, Froggatt, Nugent, Chase, Rothney, J.-J. Walker, etc. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Belg. 44: 54-77 (page 57, worker described)
  • Imai, H. T.; Crozier, R. H.; Taylor, R. W. 1977. Karyotype evolution in Australian ants. Chromosoma (Berl.) 59: 341-393 (page 347, karyotype described)