Rhytidoponera wallacei

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Rhytidoponera wallacei
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Rhytidoponera subcyanea)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ectatomminae
Tribe: Ectatommini
Genus: Rhytidoponera
Species: Rhytidoponera wallacei
Donisthorpe, 1932

This taxon is not in use as it is currently considered to be a junior synonym of Rhytidoponera subcyanea.

Nomenclature

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

  • wallacei. Rhytidoponera (Rhytidoponera) wallacei Donisthorpe, 1932c: 474 (w.) INDONESIA (Aru I.). Junior synonym of subcyanea: Wilson, in Brown, 1958g: 205; Wilson, 1958d: 319.

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 205, Junior synonym of subcyanea)
  • Donisthorpe, H. 1932c. On the identity of Smith's types of Formicidae (Hymenoptera) collected by Alfred Russell Wallace in the Malay Archipelago, with descriptions of two new species. Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. 10(10): 441-476 (page 474, 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 319, Junior synonym of subcyanea)