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Species: Rhytidoponera maniae   (Forel, 1900) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Ectatomma (Rhytidoponera) maniae Forel, 1900b PDF: 57 (w.) AUSTRALIA. Australasia. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Combination in Rhytidoponera: Emery, 1911e PDF: 38.
Material of the unavailable name Rhytidoponera rotundata referred here by Clark, 1936 PDF: 65.
Senior synonym of Rhytidoponera spatiatum: 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: 7 times found in dry sclerophyll, 3 times found in roadside, 2 times found in Eucalypt forest, granite, 2 times found in Callitris, 2 times found in Mallee and Triodia on sand dune, 1 times found in Mallee scrub, 1 times found in Mallee, sand, 1 times found in Dry sclerophyll, black soil, 1 times found in Mulga, red soil, 1 times found in Open mallee on sanddune, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 5 times Stray foragers, 2 times small mound, 2 times nest in soil, 2 times foragers, 2 times Stray ground foragers, 1 times nocturnal ground strays, 1 times nest in soil, inconspicuous, no mound, 1 times nest in soil, inconspicuous entrance, 1 times large mound nest under Atriplex, 1 times in red soil, 1 times ground foragers on sidewalk, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 1 times ex pantraps.

Elevations: collected from 198 - 914 meters, 465 meters average

Type specimens: syntype: anic32-011941; syntype of Ectatomma convexum spatiatum: casent0907139; syntype of Rhytidoponera maniae: casent0907148

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