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Species: Rhytidoponera fulgens   (Emery, 1883) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Ectatomma fulgens Emery, 1883 PDF: 148 (w.) NEW CALEDONIA. Australasia. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Emery, 1914f PDF: 395 (m.).
Combination in Rhytidoponera (Rhytidoponera): Dalla Torre, 1893 PDF: 24; in Rhytidoponera (Chalcoponera): Emery, 1911e PDF: 39.
Senior synonym of Rhytidoponera socrula: Brown, 1958g PDF: 203.
See also: Ward, 1984 PDF: 144.


  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 rotten log, 1 times nest in soil; located by following forager on ground.

Elevations: collected from 40 - 350 meters, 195 meters average

Type specimens: syntype of Rhytidoponera fulgens: casent0903821; syntype of Rhytidoponera fulgens socrula: casent0903824

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