Rhytidoponera strigosa

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Rhytidoponera strigosa
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ectatomminae
Tribe: Ectatommini
Genus: Rhytidoponera
Species: R. strigosa
Binomial name
Rhytidoponera strigosa
(Emery, 1887)

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Synonyms

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

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

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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.

  • strigosa. Ectatomma araneoides var. strigosum Emery, 1887b: 444 (w.) NEW GUINEA. Donisthorpe, 1943d: 437 (m.). Combination in Rhytidoponera: Emery, 1911d: 38. Subspecies of araneoides: Forel, 1907a: 2. Raised to species: Emery, 1911d: 38. Senior synonym of curvata, intricata, nitens, schlaginhaufeni: Wilson, in Brown, 1958g: 204; Wilson, 1958d: 317.
  • intricata. Rhytidoponera subcyanea subsp. intricata Emery, 1911b: 533 (w.) NEW GUINEA. Junior synonym of strigosa: Wilson, in Brown, 1958g: 204; Wilson, 1958d: 317.
  • curvata. Rhytidoponera strigosa var. curvata Stitz, 1912: 499, fig. 3 (w.) NEW GUINEA. Karavaiev, 1925a: 77 (m.). Junior synonym of strigosa: Wilson, in Brown, 1958g: 204; Wilson, 1958d: 317.
  • schlaginhaufeni. Rhytidoponera schlaginhaufeni Viehmeyer, 1912: 4, fig. 2 (w.) NEW GUINEA. Junior synonym of strigosa: Wilson, in Brown, 1958g: 204; Wilson, 1958d: 317.
  • nitens. Rhytidoponera (Rhytidoponera) nitens Donisthorpe, 1949g: 403 (w.m.) NEW GUINEA. Junior synonym of strigosa: Wilson, in Brown, 1958g: 204; Wilson, 1958d: 317.

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 204, Senior synonym of curvata, intricata, nitens and schlaginhaufeni: Wilson,)
  • Donisthorpe, H. 1943e. The ants (Hym., Formicidae) of Waigeu Island, North Dutch New Guinea. Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. 11(10): 433-475 (page 437, male described)
  • Emery, C. 1887f. Catalogo delle formiche esistenti nelle collezioni del Museo Civico di Genova. Parte terza. Formiche della regione Indo-Malese e dell'Australia (continuazione e fine). [part]. Ann. Mus. Civ. Stor. Nat. 25[=(2)(5): 433-448 (page 444, worker described)
  • Emery, C. 1911e. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Ponerinae. Genera Insectorum 118: 1-125 (page 38, Combination in Rhytidoponera)
  • Emery, C. 1911e. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Ponerinae. Genera Insectorum 118: 1-125 (page 38, Raised to species)
  • Forel, A. 1907c. La faune malgache des fourmis et ses rapports avec les faunes de l'Afrique, de l'Inde, de l'Australie etc. Rev. Suisse Zool. 15: 1-6 (page 2, Subspecies of araneoides)
  • 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 317, Senior synonym of curvata, intricata, nitens and schlaginhaufeni.)