Rhytidoponera crassinodis

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Rhytidoponera crassinodis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ectatomminae
Tribe: Ectatommini
Genus: Rhytidoponera
Species: R. crassinodis
Binomial name
Rhytidoponera crassinodis
(Forel, 1907)

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Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Australasian Region: Australia (type locality).

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

  • crassinodis. Ectatomma (Rhytidoponera) crassinode Forel, 1907h: 270 (w.) AUSTRALIA.
    • Forel, 1915b: 11 (m.).
    • Combination in Rhytidoponera: Emery, 1911d: 38.
    • Status as species: Clark, 1936: 75 (redescription); Brown, 1958g: 203; Taylor & Brown, 1985: 42; Bolton, 1995b: 379; Heterick, 2009: 138.

Type Material

  • Ectatomma crassinode: Holotype, probably destroyed in ZMHB (Berlin) in WW II, Day Dawn, Western Australia, Australia.



  • Emery, C. 1911e. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Ponerinae. Genera Insectorum 118: 1-125 (page 38, Combination in Rhytidoponera)
  • Forel, A. 1907j. Formicidae. In: Michaelsen, W., Hartmeyer, R. (eds.) Die Fauna Südwest-Australiens. Band I, Lieferung 7. Jena: Gustav Fischer, pp. 263-310. (page 270, worker described)
  • Forel, A. 1915b. Results of Dr. E. Mjöbergs Swedish Scientific Expeditions to Australia 1910-13. 2. Ameisen. Ark. Zool. 9(1 16: 1-119 (page 11, male described)