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Species: Rhytidoponera rufescens   (Forel, 1900) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2022)

Ectatomma (Rhytidoponera) convexum var. rufescens Forel, 1900b PDF: 58 (w.) AUSTRALIA (Queensland). Australasia. Primary type information: Type-material: syntype workers (number not stated). Type-locality: Australia: Queensland, Townsville (Turner) (by restriction of Brown, 1958g PDF: 266). Type-depository: MHNG. Type notes: Other locality mentioned in original description is Queensland, Charters Towers (Wiederkehr). AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Clark, 1936 PDF: 88 (m.)
Combination in Rhytidoponera: Emery, 1911e PDF: 38
Subspecies of Rhytidoponera convexa: Emery, 1911e PDF: 38; Clark, 1936 PDF: 85 (redescription).
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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: 3 times found in savanna woodland, 2 times found in Eucalypt, open woodland, 2 times found in dry sclerophyll, 1 times found in Euc savanna, 1 times found in sav woodl on E side (flats) of ranges, 1 times found in sav woodland, 1 times found in savanna woodland, arid, sandy, 1 times found in savanna woodland, top of range, 1 times found in savannah, 1 times found in Savannah woodland, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times under log, 1 times ground strays, 1 times ground foragers, 1 times foragers in creek bed, 5pm.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 2 times ex pitfall trap.

Collect Date Range: collected between 1902-01-31 00:00:00.0 and 1998-05-20 00:00:00.0

Type specimens: syntype of Rhytidoponera rufescens: casent0907138



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