Rhytidoponera fastuosa

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Rhytidoponera fastuosa
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Rhytidoponera croesus)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ectatomminae
Tribe: Ectatommini
Genus: Rhytidoponera
Species: Rhytidoponera fastuosa
Santschi, 1916

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


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

  • fastuosa. Rhytidoponera (Chalcoponera) fastuosa Santschi, 1916c: 174 (w.q.m.) AUSTRALIA. Junior synonym of croesus: Brown, 1954g: 10.


  • 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 10, Junior synonym of croesus)
  • Santschi, F. 1916c. Deux nouvelles fourmis d'Australie. Bull. Soc. Entomol. Fr. 1916: 174-175 (page 174, worker, queen, male described)