Ectatomma cristatum caro

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Ectatomma cristatum caro
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Rhytidoponera aciculata)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ectatomminae
Tribe: Ectatommini
Genus: Rhytidoponera
Species: Ectatomma cristatum caro
Forel, 1910

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


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

  • caro. Ectatomma (Rhytidoponera) cristatum subsp. caro Forel, 1910b: 11 (w.) AUSTRALIA. Combination in Rhytidoponera: Emery, 1911d: 38. Junior synonym of aciculata: Clark, 1936: 55.