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Species: Rhytidoponera anceps   Emery, 1898 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Rhytidoponera anceps Emery, 1898b: 233, fig. 3 (w.) AUSTRALIA. Australasia. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Combination in Rhytidoponera (Chalcoponera): Emery, 1911e PDF: 39.
See also: Brown, 1958g PDF: 264.


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Oceania: Australia
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 4 times found in dry sclerophyll, 2 times found in rainforest, 1 times found in savanna woodland, 1 times found in wet scleroplyll forest, 1 times found in coastal scrub, 1 times found in Dry sclerophyll, sandy, 1 times found in Eucalypt, open woodland, 1 times found in poor rainforest, 1 times found in red soil, 1 times found in Savannah woodland, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times under rock, 1 times ground strays, 1 times ground forager(s), 1 times foragers on trees, 5-7pm (several collections?), 1 times forager at base of Eucalypt, 6pm, 1 times ex trunks and low foliage, 1 times Stray foragers, 1 times on white flower spike, 1 times on ground and tree trunk, 1 times on ground.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 1 times ex pitfall trap.

Elevations: collected from 80 - 450 meters, 268 meters average

Type specimens: syntype of Rhytidoponera anceps: casent0903830

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