Rhytidoponera schlaginhaufeni

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Rhytidoponera schlaginhaufeni
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Rhytidoponera strigosa)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ectatomminae
Tribe: Ectatommini
Genus: Rhytidoponera
Species: Rhytidoponera schlaginhaufeni
Viehmeyer, 1912

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

Nomenclature

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

  • schlaginhaufeni. Rhytidoponera schlaginhaufeni Viehmeyer, 1912: 4, fig. 2 (w.) NEW GUINEA. Junior synonym of strigosa: Wilson, in Brown, 1958g: 204; Wilson, 1958d: 317.

References

  • Brown, W. L., Jr. 1958g. Contributions toward a reclassification of the Formicidae. II. Tribe Ectatommini (Hymenoptera). Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool. 118: 173-362 (page 204, Junior synonym of strigosa)
  • Viehmeyer, H. 1912b. Ameisen aus Deutsch Neuguinea gesammelt von Dr. O. Schlaginhaufen. Nebst einem Verzeichnisse der papuanischen Arten. Abh. Ber. K. Zool. Anthropol.-Ethnogr. Mus. Dres. 14: 1-26 (page 4, fig. 2 worker described)
  • Wilson, E. O. 1958g. Studies on the ant fauna of Melanesia III. Rhytidoponera in western Melanesia and the Moluccas. IV. The tribe Ponerini. Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool. 119: 303-371 (page 317, Junior synonym of strigosa)