Rhytidoponera reflexa

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Rhytidoponera reflexa
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ectatomminae
Tribe: Ectatommini
Genus: Rhytidoponera
Species: R. reflexa
Binomial name
Rhytidoponera reflexa
Clark, 1936

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Specimen Labels

Identification

Distribution

Latitudinal Distribution Pattern

Latitudinal Range: -11.175972° to -12.38333333°.

 
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.

  • reflexa. Rhytidoponera reflexa Clark, 1936: 76, pl. 6, fig. 54 (w.) AUSTRALIA (Northern Territory).
    • Type-material: 12 syntype workers.
    • Type-locality: Australia: Northern Territory, Koolpinyah (G.F. Hill), Koolpinyah (C.L. Barrett) (by restriction of Brown, 1958g: 277).
    • [Note: other locality mentioned in the original description was Bathurst I. (G.F. Hill).]
    • Type-depository: MVMA.
    • Status as species: Brown, 1958g: 204, 277; Taylor & Brown, 1985: 47; Taylor, 1987a: 70; Bolton, 1995b: 380.
    • Distribution: Australia.

Type Material

Description

References

References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • Andersen A. N., J. C. Z. Woinarski, and B. Hoffman. 2004. Biogeography of the ant fauna of the Tiwi Islands, in northern Australia's moonsoonal tropics. Australian Journal of Zoology 52: 97-110.
  • Andersen A. N., M. Houadria, M. Berman, and M. van der Geest. Rainforest ants of the Tiwi Islands: a remarkable centr of endemism in Australia's monsoonal tropics. Insectes Sociaux 59: 433-441.
  • Andersen, Alan N., John C.Z. Woinarski and Ben D. Hoffman. 2004. Biogeography of the ant fauna of the Tiwi Islands, in northern Australia's monsoonal tropics. Australian Journal of Zoology 52: 97-110.