Rhytidoponera striata

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Rhytidoponera striata
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Rhytidoponera inops)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ectatomminae
Tribe: Ectatommini
Genus: Rhytidoponera
Species: Rhytidoponera striata
Donisthorpe, 1949

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

Nomenclature

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

  • striata. Rhytidoponera (Chalcoponera) striata Donisthorpe, 1949c: 744 (w.) NEW GUINEA. Junior synonym of inops: Wilson, in Brown, 1958g: 203; Wilson, 1958d: 310.

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 203, Junior synonym of inops)
  • Donisthorpe, H. 1949c [1948]. A sixth instalment of the Ross Collection of ants from New Guinea. Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. 12(1): 744-759 (page 744, 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 310, Junior synonym of inops)