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Species: Rhytidoponera convexa   (Mayr, 1876) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Ectatomma convexum Mayr, 1876 PDF: 92 (w.m.) AUSTRALIA. Australasia. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Combination in Rhytidoponera (Rhytidoponera): Dalla Torre, 1893 PDF: 24; in Rhytidoponera: Emery, 1897: 548.
Material of the unavailable name Rhytidoponera subumbrata referred here by Clark, 1936 PDF: 84.
Senior synonym of Rhytidoponera nigra: Brown, 1958g PDF: 272.
See also: Brown, 1958g PDF: 266.


  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: 10 times found in savanna woodland, 5 times found in dry sclerophyll, 2 times found in dry sclero, 2 times found in sav woodland, 1 times found in Dry sclerophyll, black soil, 1 times found in Eucalyptus woodland, 1 times found in Eucalytus woodland, 1 times found in flat, sandy, trees, 1 times found in Rainforest floor, 1 times found in Red soil plain, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 2 times Foragers, 1 times under stone, 1 times under rock, 1 times under log, 1 times small mound in sand, 1 times Mound nest, 1 times Large mound, 1 times ground forager(s), 1 times ex small wood fragment.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 1 times direct collection.

Elevations: collected from 130 - 750 meters, 440 meters average

Type specimens: Holotype of Rhytidoponera nigra: antweb1008312; syntype of Ectatomma convexum: casent0915922; syntype of Rhytidoponera convexa violacea subumbrata: casent0915134; type of Rhytidoponera convexa: focol0883

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