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Species: Rhytidoponera impressa   (Mayr, 1876) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

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

Taxonomic history

Combination in Rhytidoponera (Rhytidoponera): Dalla Torre, 1893 PDF: 24; in Rhytidoponera (Chalcoponera): Emery, 1897: 548.
See also: Brown, 1954g PDF: 5; Ward, 1980a PDF: 487.


  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: 9 times found in Rainforest, 1 times found in Closed forest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times rotten wood, 1 times Pitfall traps, 1 times nocturnal ground forager(s), 1 times nest in centre of large log.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 3 times Pitfall, 2 times Berlesate, 1 times #23.

Elevations: collected from 140 - 1050 meters, 805 meters average

Type specimens: syntype of Ectatomma impressum: casent0915924

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