Ectatomma impressum splendidum

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

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

Nomenclature

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

  • splendidum. Ectatomma (Rhytidoponera) impressum var. splendidum Forel, 1910b: 12 (w.) AUSTRALIA. [Unresolved junior primary homonym of Ectatomma rimulosum var. splendidum Pergande, 1896: 871.] Combination in Rhytidoponera (Chalcoponera): Emery, 1911d: 39. Junior synonym of purpurea: Brown, 1954g: 7.

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