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Species: Rhytidoponera aenescens   Emery, 1900 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Rhytidoponera aenescens Emery, 1900b PDF: 312 (w.) NEW GUINEA. Australasia. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Combination in Rhytidoponera (Chalcoponera): Emery, 1911e PDF: 39.
See also: Ward, 1980a PDF: 492.


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Oceania: Papua New Guinea
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 2 times found in rainforest, 1 times found in primary forest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times virgin hill, 1 times under dead wood on ground, 1 times silfted litter (leaf mold, rotten wood).

Elevations: collected from 50 - 150 meters, 116 meters average

Type specimens: syntype of Rhytidoponera aenescens: casent0903826, casent0916733

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