Rhytidoponera cerastes brevior

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Rhytidoponera cerastes brevior
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Rhytidoponera taurus)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ectatomminae
Tribe: Ectatommini
Genus: Rhytidoponera
Species: Rhytidoponera cerastes brevior
Crawley, 1925

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


The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's Online Catalogue of the Ants of the World.

  • brevior. Rhytidoponera cerastes var. brevior Crawley, 1925b: 586 (w.m.) AUSTRALIA. Junior synonym of taurus: Clark, 1936: 25.