Rhytidoponera kurandensis

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Rhytidoponera kurandensis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ectatomminae
Tribe: Ectatommini
Genus: Rhytidoponera
Species: R. kurandensis
Binomial name
Rhytidoponera kurandensis
Brown, 1958

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Specimen Labels

Identification

Distribution

Latitudinal Distribution Pattern

Latitudinal Range: -15.83° to -17.68°.

 
North
Temperate
North
Subtropical
Tropical South
Subtropical
South
Temperate

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Australasian Region: Australia (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps

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Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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Biology

Castes

Worker

Nomenclature

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

  • kurandensis. Rhytidoponera kurandensis Brown, 1958g: 267 (w.) AUSTRALIA (Queensland).
    • Type-material: holotype worker, 18 paratype workers.
    • Type-locality: holotype Australia: N Queensland, Kuranda, nr Cairns (W.L. Brown); paratypes: 14 workers “from six or more nest series from Kuranda and immediate vicity”, 19.x.1915 (W.M. Wheeler), 29-30.x.1950 (W.L. Brown), 1.xi.1950 (W.L. Brown), 4 workers Queensland, Cairns dist. (F.P. Dodd).
    • Type-depositories: MCZC (holotype); ANIC, MCZC, USNM (paratypes).
    • Status as species: Taylor & Brown, 1985: 44; Taylor, 1987a: 69; Bolton, 1995b: 379.
    • Distribution: Australia.

Type Material

Description

References


References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • Brown W. L., Jr. 1958. Contributions toward a reclassification of the Formicidae. II. Tribe Ectatommini (Hymenoptera). Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool. 118: 173-362.
  • CSIRO Collection