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Species: Rhytidoponera victoriae   (André, 1896) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2022)

Ectatomma (Rhytidoponera) victoriae André, 1896d PDF: 261 (w.) AUSTRALIA (Victoria). Australasia. Primary type information: Type-material: syntype workers (number not stated). Type-locality: Australia: Victoria, Victorian Alps (no collector’s name). Type-depositories: ANIC, MNHN. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Crawley, in Poulton, 1922: 122 (m.); Wheeler & Wheeler, 1964b PDF: 449 (l.); Crozier, 1969a PDF: 241 (k.)
// Distribution

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: 68 times found in Rainforest, 17 times found in Wet sclerophyll, 14 times found in Dry sclerophyll, 1 times found in Open forest, DaCt times found in Volcanic soil, Pickard Veg, 1 times found in Radiata pine plantation, CfLq times found in Volcanic soil, Pickard Veg, 1 times found in Dry grassy sclerophyll, DaCt times found in Volcanic soil, Pickard Veg, 1 times found in Rainforest edge, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 8 times Under rock, 7 times under stone, 2 times in leaf litter, 2 times ground strays, 2 times under rotten log, 1 times Pitfall trap, 1 times Nest under rock, 1 times Nest in rotting wood, 1 times litter, 1 times in soil, under wood, 1 times in sand under log, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 44 times Berlesate, 5 times direct collection, 5 times Pitfall, 1 times Pitfall 10, 1 times Pitfall 85, 1 times Berlesate, leafmould, 1 times ex leaf litter, 1 times ex pantraps.

Elevations: collected from 12 - 3100 meters, 828 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1917-02-02 and 2017-01-03

Type specimens: Paratype: sam-hym-c002287; syntype: anic32-011958, anic32-011959; syntype of Ectatomma metallicum scrobiculatum: casent0907167; syntype of Ectatomma metallicum modestum: casent0903829; syntype of Rhytidoponera victoriae: casent0907164; syntype of Rhytidoponera victoriae cedarensis: casent0907166



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