Rhytidoponera laticeps

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Rhytidoponera laticeps
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ectatomminae
Tribe: Ectatommini
Genus: Rhytidoponera
Species: R. laticeps
Binomial name
Rhytidoponera laticeps
Forel, 1915

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Specimen Labels

Identification

Distribution

Latitudinal Distribution Pattern

Latitudinal Range: -16.52° to -19.1°.

 
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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Countries Occupied

Number of countries occupied by this species based on AntWiki Regional Taxon Lists. In general, fewer countries occupied indicates a narrower range, while more countries indicates a more widespread species.

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Estimated Abundance

Relative abundance based on number of AntMaps records per species (this species within the purple bar). Fewer records (to the left) indicates a less abundant/encountered species while more records (to the right) indicates more abundant/encountered species.

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Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • laticeps. Rhytidoponera laticeps Forel, 1915b: 12, textfig. 3 (w.m.) AUSTRALIA (Queensland).
    • Type-material: syntype workers (number not stated).
    • Type-locality: Australia: Queensland, Bellenden Ker (E. Mjöberg).
    • Type-depositories: MHNG, NHRS.
    • Status as species: Clark, 1936: 32 (redescription); Brown, 1958g: 203; Taylor & Brown, 1985: 44; Taylor, 1987a: 69; Bolton, 1995b: 379.
    • Distribution: Australia.

Type Material

Description

References

  • 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 12, fig. 3 worker, male described)