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Species: Rhytidoponera aciculata   (Smith, 1858) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2020)

Ectatomma aciculata Smith, 1858a PDF: 104 (w.) AUSTRALIA. Australasia. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Clark, 1936 PDF: 56 (m.); Imai et al., 1977 PDF: 347 (k.).
Combination in Rhytidoponera (Rhytidoponera): Dalla Torre, 1893 PDF: 23; in Rhytidoponera: Emery, 1911e PDF: 38.
Revived status as species: Clark, 1936 PDF: 55.
Senior synonym of Rhytidoponera caro and material of the unavailable name Rhytidoponera laevior referred here: Brown, 1958g PDF: 202.


  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: 3 times found in Dry sclerophyll, 1 times found in Dry sclerophyll, sandstone, 1 times found in Sandstone ridge.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times small open mound, 1 times Mound.

Type specimens: Holotype of Rhytidoponera aciculata: casent0900519; syntype: anic32-011923; syntype of Ectatomma cristatum caro: casent0907135

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