Rhytidoponera viridis

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Rhytidoponera viridis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ectatomminae
Tribe: Ectatommini
Genus: Rhytidoponera
Species: R. viridis
Binomial name
Rhytidoponera viridis
(Clark, 1941)

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Specimen Labels

Identification

Distribution

Latitudinal Distribution Pattern

Latitudinal Range: -32.06667° to -32.06667°.

 
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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Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • viridis. Chalcoponera viridis Clark, 1941: 83, pl. 13, fig. 13 (w.) AUSTRALIA (South Australia).
    • Type-material: syntype workers (number not stated).
    • Type-locality: Australia: South Australia, Kalmurina, Lake Eyre, 17.viii.1903 (J.W. Gregory).
    • Type-depository: MVMA.
    • Combination in Rhytidoponera: Brown, 1958g: 205.
    • Status as species: Brown, 1958g: 205, 279; Taylor & Brown, 1985: 49; Taylor, 1987a: 71; Bolton, 1995b: 381.
    • Distribution: Australia.

Type Material

  • Chalcoponera viridis Clark, 1941: Holotype, worker, Kalamurina, Lake Eyre, South Australia, Australia, Museum Victoria, Melbourne.

Description

References

  • Brown, W. L., Jr. 1958g. Contributions toward a reclassification of the Formicidae. II. Tribe Ectatommini (Hymenoptera). Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool. 118: 173-362 (page 205, Combination in Rhytidoponera)
  • Clark, J. 1941b. Australian Formicidae. Notes and new species. Mem. Natl. Mus. Vic. 12: 71-94 (page 83, pl. 13, fig. 13 worker described)