Rhytidoponera peninsularis

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

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Specimen Labels



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Australasian Region: Australia (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps


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.


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.





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

  • peninsularis. Rhytidoponera peninsularis Brown, 1958g: 280 (w.) AUSTRALIA (Queensland).
    • Type-material: holotype worker.
    • Type-locality: Australia: Queensland, Cape York Peninsula, Rocky Scrub (rainforest), McIlwraith Range, NE Coen, 19.vi.1932 (P.J. Darlington).
    • Type-depository: MCZC.
    • Status as species: Taylor & Brown, 1985: 46; Taylor, 1987a: 70; Bolton, 1995b: 380.
    • Distribution: Australia.

Type Material