Rhytidoponera inops

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

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Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

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

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Distribution based on specimens

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The above specimen data are provided by AntWeb. Please see Rhytidoponera inops for further details




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

  • inops. Rhytidoponera inops Emery, 1900c: 312 (w.) NEW GUINEA. Combination in R. (Chalcoponera): Emery, 1911d: 39. Senior syonym of striata: Wilson, in Brown, 1958g: 203; Wilson, 1958d: 310.
  • striata. Rhytidoponera (Chalcoponera) striata Donisthorpe, 1949c: 744 (w.) NEW GUINEA. Junior synonym of inops: Wilson, in Brown, 1958g: 203; Wilson, 1958d: 310.



  • 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 striata)
  • Emery, C. 1900b. Formicidarum species novae vel minus cognitae in collectione Musaei Nationalis Hungarici quas in Nova-Guinea, colonia germanica, collegit L. Biró. Publicatio secunda. Természetr. Füz. 23: 310-338 (page 312, worker described)
  • Emery, C. 1911e. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Ponerinae. Genera Insectorum 118: 1-125 (page 39, Combination in R. (Chalcoponera))
  • 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 310, Senior synonym of striata)