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Species: Rhytidoponera croesus   Emery, 1901 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Rhytidoponera croesus Emery, 1901b PDF: 50 (w.) AUSTRALIA. Australasia. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Combination in Rhytidoponera (Chalcoponera): Emery, 1911e PDF: 39.
Senior synonym of Rhytidoponera andrei, Rhytidoponera fastuosa: Brown, 1954g PDF: 10.


  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: 27 times found in Rainforest, 1 times found in Wet sclerophyll, 1 times found in wet sclerophyll forest, 1 times found in Beach front, 1 times found in Dense coastal vegetation, 1 times found in temp. rainforest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 3 times Ex rotting log, 2 times on tree, 2 times on fallen log, 2 times in rotten log, 2 times Ex rotten log, 1 times under bark in debris pile, 1 times stray foragers, 1 times rotten log, 1 times On trunk of swamp mahogany, 1pm, 1 times On logs, 1 times Nocturnal strays, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 2 times pyrethrum, 1 times flight intercept trap.

Elevations: collected from 12 - 2900 meters, 606 meters average

Type specimens: syntype: anic32-011932; syntype of Rhytidoponera croesus: casent0903833, casent0916803; syntype of Rhytidoponera fastuosa: casent0915135

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