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Species: Rhytidoponera atropurpurea   Emery, 1914 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Rhytidoponera (Chalcoponera) atropurpurea Emery, 1914f PDF: 396 (w.m.) NEW CALEDONIA. Australasia. AntCat AntWiki

Taxonomic history

See also: Ward, 1984 PDF: 143.


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

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 2 times found in rainforest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times nest in rainforest tree, 6 m above ground, 1 times ex rotten log.

Elevations: collected from 460 - 520 meters, 490 meters average

Type specimens: paralectotype of Rhytidoponera atropurpurea: casent0903825

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