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Species: Rhytidoponera strigosa   (Emery, 1887) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2020)

Ectatomma araneoides var. strigosum Emery, 1887f PDF: 444 (w.) NEW GUINEA. Australasia. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Combination in Rhytidoponera: Emery, 1911e PDF: 38.
Raised to species: Emery, 1911e PDF: 38.
Senior synonym of Rhytidoponera curvata, Rhytidoponera intricata, Rhytidoponera nitens, Rhytidoponera schlaginhaufeni: Wilson, in Brown, 1958g PDF: 204; Wilson, 1958g PDF: 317.


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Asia: Indonesia
    Oceania: Papua New Guinea
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Australasia, Indomalaya

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 5 times found in Rainforest, 1 times found in Lowland rainforest, 1 times found in primary forest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 3 times ground strays, 1 times nest in ground, 1 times ground forager(s), 1 times ex trunks and low foliage.

Elevations: collected from 50 - 270 meters, 175 meters average

Type specimens: paratype of Rhytidoponera nitens: casent0900524; syntype of Ectatomma araneoides strigosum: casent0903819; syntype of Rhytidoponera nitens: castype06988-01, castype06988-02; syntype of Rhytidoponera subcyanea intricata: casent0903818; type of Rhytidoponera schlaginhaufeni: focol0391, focol0392; type of Rhytidoponera strigosa var. curvata: focol0904, focol0905

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