Rhytidoponera viridis

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Rhytidoponera viridis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ectatomminae
Tribe: Ectatommini
Genus: Rhytidoponera
Species: R. viridis
Binomial name
Rhytidoponera viridis
(Clark, 1941)

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Specimen Labels



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Australasian Region: Australia (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps


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

  • viridis. Chalcoponera viridis Clark, 1941: 83, pl. 13, fig. 13 (w.) AUSTRALIA. Combination in Rhytidoponera: Brown, 1958g: 205.

Type Material

  • Chalcoponera viridis Clark, 1941: Holotype, worker, Kalamurina, Lake Eyre, South Australia, Australia, Museum Victoria, Melbourne.



  • Brown, W. L., Jr. 1958g. Contributions toward a reclassification of the Formicidae. II. Tribe Ectatommini (Hymenoptera). Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool. 118: 173-362 (page 205, Combination in Rhytidoponera)
  • Clark, J. 1941b. Australian Formicidae. Notes and new species. Mem. Natl. Mus. Vic. 12: 71-94 (page 83, pl. 13, fig. 13 worker described)