Rhytidoponera haeckeli

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Rhytidoponera haeckeli
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ectatomminae
Tribe: Ectatommini
Genus: Rhytidoponera
Species: R. haeckeli
Binomial name
Rhytidoponera haeckeli
(Forel, 1910)

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Specimen Labels

Identification

Distribution

Latitudinal Distribution Pattern

Latitudinal Range: -10.6885° to -14.66667°.

 
North
Temperate
North
Subtropical
Tropical South
Subtropical
South
Temperate

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Australasian Region: Australia (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps

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Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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Countries Occupied

Number of countries occupied by this species based on AntWiki Regional Taxon Lists. In general, fewer countries occupied indicates a narrower range, while more countries indicates a more widespread species.

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Estimated Abundance

Relative abundance based on number of AntMaps records per species (this species within the purple bar). Fewer records (to the left) indicates a less abundant/encountered species while more records (to the right) indicates more abundant/encountered species.

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Biology

Castes

Worker

Nomenclature

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

  • haeckeli. Ectatomma (Rhytidoponera) haeckeli Forel, 1910b: 15 (w.) AUSTRALIA (Queensland).
    • Type-material: syntype workers (number not stated).
    • Type-locality: Australia: Queensland, Cape York (R. Turner).
    • Type-depositories: ANIC, MHNG.
    • Combination in Rhytidoponera (Chalcoponera): Emery, 1911d: 39.
    • Status as species: Emery, 1911d: 39; Emery, 1912a: 78 (in key); Brown, 1958g: 203, 284; Taylor & Brown, 1985: 44; Taylor, 1987a: 68; Bolton, 1995b: 379.
    • Distribution: Australia.

Type Material

Description

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 284, see also)
  • Emery, C. 1911e. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Ponerinae. Genera Insectorum 118: 1-125 (page 39, Combination in Rhytidoponera (Chalcoponera))
  • Forel, A. 1910b. Formicides australiens reçus de MM. Froggatt et Rowland Turner. Rev. Suisse Zool. 18: 1-94 (page 15, worker described)