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Species: Rhytidoponera rufescens   (Forel, 1900) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Ectatomma convexum var. rufescens Forel, 1900b PDF: 58 (w.) AUSTRALIA. Australasia. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Clark, 1936 PDF: 88 (m.).
Combination in Rhytidoponera: Emery, 1911e PDF: 38.
Raised to species: Brown, 1958g PDF: 204.

Distribution:

  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Oceania: Australia
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Australasia

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 3 times found in savanna woodland, 2 times found in dry sclerophyll, 2 times found in Eucalypt, open woodland, 1 times found in Savannah woodland, 1 times found in dry sclero, 1 times found in Euc savanna, 1 times found in sav woodl on E side (flats) of ranges, 1 times found in sav woodland, 1 times found in savanna woodland, arid, sandy, 1 times found in savanna woodland, top of range, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times under log, 1 times ground strays, 1 times ground foragers, 1 times foragers in creek bed, 5pm.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 2 times ex pitfall trap.

Type specimens: syntype of Rhytidoponera rufescens: casent0907138



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