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Species: Rhytidoponera punctata   (Smith, 1858) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2020)

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

Taxonomic history

Clark, 1938: 363 (m.).
Combination in Rhytidoponera (Rhytidoponera): Dalla Torre, 1893 PDF: 25; in Rhytidoponera: Emery, 1911e PDF: 38.
See also: Brown, 1958g PDF: 270.


  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 mallee, 2 times found in coastal mallee, 2 times found in sandy mallee, 2 times found in dry sclerophyll, 1 times found in sandstone mallee, 1 times found in coastal scrub, 1 times found in savanna woodlnd, 1 times found in Tree heath, 1 times found in limestone mallee, 1 times found in low mallee, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times Nocturnal strays, 1 times nocturnal ground strays, 1 times 7-9 am.

Elevations: collected at 15 m

Type specimens: syntype of Rhytidoponera punctata: casent0900520

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