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Species: Chalcoponera metallica   (Smith, 1858) 

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Note: Not a Valid Taxon Name

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Rhytidoponera metallica

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2023)

Ponera metallica Smith, 1858a PDF: 94 (w.q.) AUSTRALIA (South Australia). Australasia. Primary type information: Type-material: lectotype worker (by designation of Brown, 1958g PDF: 275). Type-locality: lectotype Australia: South Australia, Adelaide, “Smith coll. pres. by Mrs Farren White. 99-103” (no collector’s name). Type-depository: BMNH. Secondary type information: Paratype-material: 1 paralectotype worker. Paratype-locality: same as for lectotype. Paratype-depository: BMNH. Type notes: The original syntype queen has apparently been lost. AntCat AntWiki HOL
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  Geographic regions: Not found on any curated Geolocale/Taxon lists.

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