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Species: Rhytidoponera inornata   Crawley, 1922 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Rhytidoponera metallica var. inornata Crawley, 1922a PDF: 436 (w.) AUSTRALIA. Australasia. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Raised to species and senior synonym of Rhytidoponera carbonaria: Brown, 1958g PDF: 203.


  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: 5 times found in dry sclerophyll, 1 times found in Heath, 2 times found in M. lanceolata, 2 times found in native veg., rural environ., 2 times found in Eucalyptus open-forest, 2 times found in Foredune, 1 times found in coastal shrubs, 1 times found in Jarrah/marri dry sclerophyll woodland, 1 times found in Degraded tuart (Eucalyptus gomphocephala) woodland with ground cover of exotic weeds, 1 times found in Jarrah/marri woodland, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 2 times On ground, 3 times nest in soil under stone, 1 times soil, 1 times on tree trunk, 8pm, 1 times nest under stone, 1 times nest in soil under log, 1 times Nest in soil, 1 times Nest, 1 times Much woody debris, 1 times ex rotten log, 1 times Colony under stone, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 7 times Pitfall, 5 times By hand.

Elevations: collected from 50 - 400 meters, 207 meters average

Type specimens: syntype: anic32-011952; syntype of Rhytidoponera inornata: casent0907158; syntype of Rhytidoponera metallica carbonaria: casent0900528

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