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Species: Rhytidoponera clarki   Donisthorpe, 1943 

Classification:
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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Rhytidoponera (Chalcoponera) clarki Donisthorpe, 1943f PDF: 115. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Replacement name for Rhytidoponera hilli Clark, 1941b PDF: 85. [Junior secondary homonym of Rhytidoponera hilli Crawley, 1915a PDF: 131.].
Junior synonym of Rhytidoponera obscura Forel, 1900b PDF: 60 (itself a junior homonym) and hence first available name for this taxon: Brown, 1958g PDF: 203.

Distribution:

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

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 6 times found in rainforest, 1 times found in gallery RF, 1 times found in open forest, 1 times found in creek margin, 1 times found in Dry rainforest, 0 times found in flat gallery rainforest, black soil, 1 times found in gallery rainforest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 2 times from sieved litter, 0 times under rock, 1 times sieved litter, 1 times litter, 1 times in log, 1 times ground foragers, 1 times ground forager(s), 1 times from seived litter, 0 times foragers on rocks in shade, 1 times foragers.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 2 times Berlesate, 1 times stick brushing.

Elevations: collected from 10 - 609 meters, 162 meters average

Type specimens: syntype: anic32-011951; syntype of Ectatomma metallicum obscurum: casent0907160



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