Chalcoponera pulchra

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Chalcoponera pulchra
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Rhytidoponera metallica)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ectatomminae
Tribe: Ectatommini
Genus: Rhytidoponera
Species: Chalcoponera pulchra
Clark, 1941

This taxon is not in use as it is currently considered to be a junior synonym of Rhytidoponera metallica.


The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's New General Catalogue, a catalogue of the world's ants.

  • pulchra. Chalcoponera pulchra Clark, 1941: 86, pl. 13, fig. 16 (w.) AUSTRALIA. Junior synonym of metallica: Brown, 1958g: 204.