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Species: Rhytidoponera punctiventris   (Forel, 1900) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Ectatomma (Rhytidoponera) cristatum var. punctiventris Forel, 1900b PDF: 56 (w.) AUSTRALIA. Australasia. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Clark, 1936 PDF: 52 (m.).
Combination in Rhytidoponera: Emery, 1911e PDF: 38.
Raised to species: Brown, 1958g PDF: 204.


  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: 18 times found in dry sclerophyll, 4 times found in mallee, 4 times found in Callitris forest, 3 times found in Callitris forest, red soil, 2 times found in sandstone scrub, 2 times found in dry sclero, 2 times found in Callitris, 2 times found in dry sclerophyll forest, 1 times found in Callitris, red soil, 1 times found in Edge of paddock, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 3 times mound, 2 times Slit mound, 2 times Nest in soil, 2 times mound nest, 2 times ground forager(s), 1 times small mound, 1 times small hole in soil, 1 times Slit mound, foragers 5pm on Callitris bole, 1 times Nest mound, 1 times grassy mound, 1 times foragers, ...

Elevations: collected from 304 - 2000 meters, 733 meters average

Type specimens: syntype of Rhytidoponera punctiventris: casent0907144

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