Rhytidoponera socrus

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Rhytidoponera socrus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ectatomminae
Tribe: Ectatommini
Genus: Rhytidoponera
Species: R. socrus
Binomial name
Rhytidoponera socrus
(Forel, 1894)

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Specimen Labels

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Australasian Region: Australia (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps

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Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • socrus. Ectatomma (Rhytidoponera) socrus Forel, 1894e: 236 (w.) AUSTRALIA. Wheeler, W.M. 1909a: 25 (m.). Combination in Rhytidoponera: Emery, 1911d: 38.

Type Material

Description

References

  • Emery, C. 1911e. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Ponerinae. Genera Insectorum 118: 1-125 (page 38, Combination in Rhytidoponera)
  • Forel, A. 1894e. Quelques fourmis de Madagascar (récoltées par M. le Dr. Voltzkow); de Nouvelle Zélande (récoltées par M. W. W. Smith); de Nouvelle Calédonie (récoltées par M. Sommer); de Queensland (Australie) (récoltées par M. Wiederkehr); et de Perth (page 236, worker described)
  • Wheeler, W. M. 1909a. A small collection of ants from Victoria, Australia. J. N. Y. Entomol. Soc. 17: 25-29 (page 25, male described)