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Species: Rhytidoponera reticulata   (Forel, 1893) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2020)

Ectatomma (Rhytidoponera) reticulatum Forel, 1893f PDF: 459 (w.) AUSTRALIA. Australasia. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Crawley, 1921 PDF: 88 (m.).
Combination in Rhytidoponera (Chalcoponera): Emery, 1911e PDF: 39.


  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: 2 times found in savanna woodland, 2 times found in Eucalyptus woodland, 1 times found in rocky outcrop, spinifex only, 1 times found in sav. woodland,red soil, 1 times found in savanna woodland, sandy, 1 times found in spinifex, red sand, 0 times found in swampy Savanna woodland, 1 times found in Eucalypt woodland, 1 times found in Melaleuca/Pandanus/grassl., seasonally waterlogged, 1 times found in open woodland.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 2 times stray foragers, 1 times under stone, 1 times nocturnal ground forager(s), 1 times nest in soil, 0 times foragers, 8am, 1 times forager,5pm, 1 times at base of tree.

Elevations: collected from 20 - 80 meters, 50 meters average

Type specimens: syntype of Rhytidoponera reticulata: casent0900523, casent0907161

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