| Rhytidoponera tyloxys|
Brown & Douglas, 1958
These ants may be specialist predators, unlike most Rhytidoponera (Andersen 2000).
Heterick (2009) - Possibly consisting of a complex of two or more species, this highly distinctive taxon has an unmistakeable appearance, since the node is produced as a sharp spur or tooth directed posteriad.
Keys including this Species
Heterick (2009) - can be found in the extreme north and probably also in the eastern fringes of the SWBP.
Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists
Distribution based on AntMaps
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The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's New General Catalogue, a catalogue of the world's ants.
- tyloxys. Rhytidoponera tyloxys Brown & Douglas, in Brown, 1958g: 282, figs. 36, 37 (w.) AUSTRALIA.
- Holotype, worker, Woodstock Station, 900mi. N Perth, Western Australia, Australia, 64–37, Western Australian Museum.
- Paratype, 5 workers, Woodstock Station, 900mi. N Perth, Western Australia, Australia, Museum of Comparative Zoology.
- Paratype, 4 workers, Woodstock Station, 900mi. N Perth, Western Australia, Australia, Western Australian Museum.
- Brown, W. L., Jr. 1958g. Contributions toward a reclassification of the Formicidae. II. Tribe Ectatommini (Hymenoptera). Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool. 118: 173-362 PDF (page 282, figs. 36, 37 worker described)
- Heterick, B. E. 2009. A guide to the ants of South-western Australia. Records of the Western Australian Museum, Supplement 76:1-206. PDF