Rhytidoponera acupuncta

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Rhytidoponera acupuncta
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Rhytidoponera numeensis)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ectatomminae
Tribe: Ectatommini
Genus: Rhytidoponera
Species: Rhytidoponera acupuncta
Emery, 1914

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

Nomenclature

The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's Online Catalogue of the Ants of the World.

  • acupuncta. Rhytidoponera (Chalcoponera) acupuncta Emery, 1914f: 396 (w.m.) NEW CALEDONIA. Junior synonym of numeensis: Brown, 1958g: 204.

References

  • Brown, W. L., Jr. 1958g. Contributions toward a reclassification of the Formicidae. II. Tribe Ectatommini (Hymenoptera). Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology 118: 173-362 (page 204, Junior synonym of numeensis)
  • Emery, C. 1914f. Les fourmis de la Nouvelle-Calédonie et des îles Loyalty. Nova Caled. A Zool. 1: 393-437 (page 396, worker, male described)