Checklist of Rhytidoponera species

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Rhytidoponera
Ectatomminae
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Rhytidoponera metallica
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Distribution
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Species Richness
Statistics
Valid Species 104
Invalid Species 56
Fossils 3
Countries Occupied 9
Year Described 1862
First Species Described 1842
Last Species Described 1984

The following species and subspecies belong to the genus Rhytidoponera. Synonyms are listed under their senior names. For valid names only see Rhytidoponera species and for distribution information see Rhytidoponera species by Country.

A

abdominalis Viehmeyer, 1912 (New Guinea)
acanthoponeroides Viehmeyer, 1924 (New Caledonia)
aciculata (Smith, F., 1858) (Australia)
   • Ectatomma cristatum caro Forel, 1910

aenescens Emery, 1900 (New Guinea)
anceps Emery, 1898 (Australia)
aquila Ward, 1984 (New Caledonia)
araneoides (Le Guillou, 1842) (Australia, Indonesia, New Guinea, Philippines, Solomon Islands)
   • Ectatomma froggatti Forel, 1910
   • Ectatomma rugosa Smith, F., 1859
   • Rhytidoponera araneoides arcuata Stitz, 1911
   • Rhytidoponera araneoides ceramensis Viehmeyer, 1914
   • Rhytidoponera araneoides impressinodis Stitz, 1912

arborea Ward, 1984 (New Caledonia)
aspera (Roger, 1860) (Australia)
   • Rhytidoponera arnoldi Forel, 1915

atropurpurea Emery, 1914 (New Caledonia)
aurata (Roger, 1861) (Australia, New Guinea)
   • Rhytidoponera flava Crawley, 1915

B

barnardi Clark, 1936 (Australia)
barretti Clark, 1941 (Australia)
borealis Crawley, 1918 (Australia)
   • Chalcoponera brunnea Clark, 1941

C

carinata Clark, 1936 (Australia)
celtinodis Wilson, 1958 (Indonesia, New Guinea)
cerastes Crawley, 1925 (Australia)
chalybaea Emery, 1901 (Australia, New Zealand, Solomon Islands)
   • Ectatomma cyrus Forel, 1910

chnoopyx Brown, 1958 (Australia)
clarki Donisthorpe, 1943 (Australia)
   • Chalcoponera hilli Clark, 1941
   • Ectatomma metallicum obscurum Forel, 1900

confusa Ward, 1980 (Australia)
convexa (Mayr, 1876) (Australia)
   • Rhytidoponera nigra Clark, 1936

cornuta (Emery, 1895) (Australia)
crassinodis (Forel, 1907) (Australia)
cristata (Mayr, 1876) (Australia)
croesus Emery, 1901 (Australia)
   • Chalcoponera victoriae andrei Wheeler, W.M. & Chapman, 1925
   • Rhytidoponera fastuosa Santschi, 1916

D

depilis Ward, 1984 (New Caledonia)
dubia Crawley, 1915 (Australia)

E

enigmatica Ward, 1980 (Australia)
eremita Clark, 1936 (Australia)

F

ferruginea Clark, 1936 (Australia)
flavicornis Clark, 1936 (Australia)
flavipes (Clark, 1941) (Australia)
flindersi Clark, 1936 (Australia)
foreli Crawley, 1918 (Australia)
foveolata Crawley, 1925 (Australia)
fulgens (Emery, 1883) (New Caledonia)
   • Rhytidoponera fulgens socrula Emery, 1914

fuliginosa Clark, 1936 (Australia)

G

greavesi Clark, 1941 (Australia)
gregoryi Clark, 1936 (Australia)

H

haeckeli (Forel, 1910) (Australia)
hanieli Forel, 1913 (Indonesia, Timor-Leste)
hilli Crawley, 1915 (Australia)

I

impressa (Mayr, 1876) (Australia)
incisa Crawley, 1915 (Australia)
inops Emery, 1900 (New Guinea)
   • Rhytidoponera striata Donisthorpe, 1949

inornata Crawley, 1922 (Australia)
   • Chalcoponera metallica carbonaria Wheeler, W.M., 1934

insularis Ward, 1984 (New Caledonia)

K

koumensis Ward, 1984 (New Caledonia)
kurandensis Brown, 1958 (Australia)

L

laciniosa Viehmeyer, 1912 (New Guinea)
   • Rhytidoponera laciniosa petiolata Viehmeyer, 1912

lamellinodis Santschi, 1919 (Australia)
laticeps Forel, 1915 (Australia)
levior Crawley, 1925 (Australia)
   • Rhytidoponera douglasi Brown, 1952

litoralis Ward, 1984 (New Caledonia)
luteipes Ward, 1984 (New Caledonia)

M

maledicta Forel, 1915 (Australia)
maniae (Forel, 1900) (Australia)
   • Ectatomma convexum spatiatum Forel, 1900

mayri (Emery, 1883) (Australia)
   • Ectatomma mayri glabrius Forel, 1907
   • Rhytidoponera dixoni Clark, 1936
   • Rhytidoponera occidentalis Clark, 1936
   • Rhytidoponera petiolata Clark, 1936
   • Rhytidoponera quadriceps Clark, 1936
   • Rhytidoponera stridulator Clark, 1936

metallica (Smith, F., 1858) (Australia, New Zealand)
   • Chalcoponera pulchra Clark, 1941
   • Rhytidoponera caeciliae Viehmeyer, 1924
   • Rhytidoponera metallica purpurascens Wheeler, W.M., 1915
   • Rhytidoponera metallica varians Crawley, 1922

micans Clark, 1936 (Australia)
mimica Ward, 1984 (New Caledonia)
mirabilis Clark, 1936 (Australia)

N

nexa Stitz, 1912 (New Guinea)
   • Rhytidoponera gagates Donisthorpe, 1941
   • Rhytidoponera gagates waigeuensis Donisthorpe, 1942
   • Rhytidoponera strigosa major Stitz, 1912

nitida Clark, 1936 (Australia)
nitidiventris Ward, 1984 (New Caledonia)
nodifera (Emery, 1895) (Australia)
   • Ectatomma rothneyi Forel, 1900
   • Rhytidoponera pronotalis Crawley, 1925
   • Rhytidoponera rothneyi mediana Viehmeyer, 1924

nudata (Mayr, 1876) (Australia)
numeensis (André, 1889) (New Caledonia)
   • Rhytidoponera acupuncta Emery, 1914

O

opaciventris Ward, 1984 (New Caledonia)

P

peninsularis Brown, 1958 (Australia)
pilosula Clark, 1936 (Australia)
pulchella (Emery, 1883) (New Caledonia)
punctata (Smith, F., 1858) (Australia)
punctigera Crawley, 1925 (Australia)
punctiventris (Forel, 1900) (Australia)
purpurea (Emery, 1887) (Australia, Indonesia, New Guinea)
   • Ectatomma impressum splendidum Forel, 1910

R

reflexa Clark, 1936 (Australia)
reticulata (Forel, 1893) (Australia)
rotundiceps Viehmeyer, 1914 (New Guinea)
rufescens (Forel, 1900) (Australia)
rufithorax Clark, 1941 (Australia)
rufiventris Forel, 1915 (Australia)
   • Rhytidoponera castanea Crawley, 1925

rufonigra Clark, 1936 (Australia)

S

scaberrima (Emery, 1895) (Australia)
   • Rhytidoponera laciniosa malandensis Forel, 1915

scabra (Mayr, 1876) (Australia)
scabrior Crawley, 1925 (Australia)
socrus (Forel, 1894) (Australia)
spoliata (Emery, 1895) (Australia)
strigosa (Emery, 1887) (New Guinea)
   • Rhytidoponera nitens Donisthorpe, 1949
   • Rhytidoponera schlaginhaufeni Viehmeyer, 1912
   • Rhytidoponera strigosa curvata Stitz, 1912
   • Rhytidoponera subcyanea intricata Emery, 1911

subcyanea Emery, 1897 (Indonesia, New Guinea)
   • Rhytidoponera subcyanea aruana Karavaiev, 1925
   • Rhytidoponera subcyanea transversiruga Emery, 1911
   • Rhytidoponera wallacei Donisthorpe, 1932

T

tasmaniensis Emery, 1898 (Australia)
   • Ectatomma metallicum cristulatum Forel, 1900

taurus (Forel, 1910) (Australia)
   • Rhytidoponera cerastes brevior Crawley, 1925
   • Rhytidoponera cornuta fusciventris Stitz, 1911

tenuis (Forel, 1900) (Australia)
terrestris Ward, 1984 (New Caledonia, Vanuatu)
trachypyx Brown, 1958 (Australia)
turneri (Forel, 1910) (Australia)
tyloxys Brown & Douglas, 1958 (Australia)

V

versicolor Brown, 1958 (New Caledonia)
victoriae (André, 1896) (Australia)
   • Ectatomma metallicum modestum Emery, 1895
   • Ectatomma metallicum scrobiculatum Forel, 1900
   • Rhytidoponera victoriae cedarensis Forel, 1915

violacea (Forel, 1907) (Australia)
   • Ectatomma convexum gemma Forel, 1907
   • Rhytidoponera convexa opacior Clark, 1936

viridis (Clark, 1941) (Australia)

W

wilsoni Brown, 1958 (New Caledonia)

Y

yorkensis Forel, 1915 (Australia)

Fossil Species

G

gibsoni Kaulfuss & Dlussky, 2015

K

kirghizorum Dlussky, 1981

W

waipiata Kaulfuss & Dlussky, 2015