Rhytidoponera arnoldi

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Rhytidoponera arnoldi
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Rhytidoponera aspera)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ectatomminae
Tribe: Ectatommini
Genus: Rhytidoponera
Species: Rhytidoponera arnoldi
Forel, 1915

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

Nomenclature

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

  • arnoldi. Rhytidoponera (Chalcoponera) arnoldi Forel, 1915b: 14 (footnote) (w.) AUSTRALIA. Junior synonym of aspera: Brown, 1954g: 9.

References

  • Brown, W. L., Jr. 1954g. Systematic and other notes on some of the smaller species of the ant genus Rhytidoponera Mayr. Breviora 33: 1-11 (page 9, Junior synonym of aspera)
  • Forel, A. 1915b. Results of Dr. E. Mjöbergs Swedish Scientific Expeditions to Australia 1910-13. 2. Ameisen. Ark. Zool. 9(1 16: 1-119 (page 14, (footnote) worker described)