Rhytidoponera douglasi

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Rhytidoponera douglasi
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Rhytidoponera levior)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ectatomminae
Tribe: Ectatommini
Genus: Rhytidoponera
Species: Rhytidoponera douglasi
Brown, 1952

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


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

  • douglasi. Rhytidoponera douglasi Brown, 1952f: 137. [Unnecessary replacement name for levior Crawley, 1925b: 581.] Junior synonym of levior: Taylor, 1986: 35.


  • Brown, W. L., Jr. 1952i. Notes on two well-known Australian ant species. West. Aust. Nat. 3: 137-138 (page 137, Unnecessary replacement name for levior; Rhytidoponera)
  • Crawley, W. C. 1925b. New ants from Australia. - II. Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. 9(16): 577-598 (page 581, worker described)
  • Taylor, R. W. 1986. The quadrinominal infrasubspecific names of Australian ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Gen. Appl. Entomol. 18: 33-37 (page 35, Junior synonym of levior)