Rhytidoponera maniae

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Rhytidoponera maniae
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ectatomminae
Tribe: Ectatommini
Genus: Rhytidoponera
Species: R. maniae
Binomial name
Rhytidoponera maniae
(Forel, 1900)

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Specimen Labels

Synonyms

Identification

Distribution

Latitudinal Distribution Pattern

Latitudinal Range: -28.04999924° to -34.86666667°.

 
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.

  • maniae. Ectatomma (Rhytidoponera) maniae Forel, 1900b: 57 (w.) AUSTRALIA (South Australia).
    • Type-material: syntype workers (number not stated).
    • Type-locality: Australia: South Australia, Adelaide (Rothney).
    • Type-depository: MHNG.
    • Imai, Crozier & Taylor, 1977: 347 (k.).
    • Combination in Rhytidoponera: Emery, 1911d: 38.
    • Status as species: Emery, 1911d: 38; Clark, 1936: 65 (redescription); Brown, 1958g: 203, 271; Taylor & Brown, 1985: 45; Taylor, 1987a: 69; Bolton, 1995b: 379.
    • Senior synonym of spatiatum: Brown, 1958g: 203, 271; Taylor & Brown, 1985: 45; Taylor, 1987a: 69; Bolton, 1995b: 379.
    • Material of the unavailable name rotundata referred here by Clark, 1936: 65; Bolton, 1995b: 379.
    • Distribution: Australia.
  • spatiatum. Ectatomma (Rhytidoponera) convexum var. spatiatum Forel, 1900b: 58 (w.) AUSTRALIA (South Australia).
    • Type-material: syntype workers (number not stated).
    • Type-locality: Australia: Southern Australia (no further data) (Froggatt).
    • Type-depositories: ANIC, MHNG.
    • Clark, 1936: 67 (m.).
    • Combination in Rhytidoponera: Emery, 1911d: 38.
    • Subspecies of convexa: Emery, 1911d: 38.
    • Status as species: Clark, 1936: 66.
    • Junior synonym of maniae: Brown, 1958g: 203, 271; Taylor & Brown, 1985: 45; Taylor, 1987a: 69; Bolton, 1995b: 380.

Type Material

Description

Karyotype

  • 2n = 39 (Australia) (Imai et al., 1977) (Robertsonian polymorphism).
  • 2n = 44 (Australia) (Imai et al., 1977) (Robertsonian polymorphism).
  • 2n = 45 (Australia) (Imai et al., 1977) (Robertsonian polymorphism).
  • 2n = 46 (Australia) (Imai et al., 1977) (Robertsonian polymorphism).
  • 2n = 47 (Australia) (Imai et al., 1977) (Robertsonian polymorphism).
  • 2n = 48 (Australia) (Imai et al., 1977) (Robertsonian polymorphism).

References

References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • Clark J. 1936. A revision of Australian species of Rhytidoponera Mayr (Formicidae). Memoirs of the National Museum of Victoria 9: 14-89