Rhytidoponera pronotalis

Every Ant Tells a Story - And Scientists Explain Their Stories Here
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Rhytidoponera pronotalis
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Rhytidoponera nodifera)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ectatomminae
Tribe: Ectatommini
Genus: Rhytidoponera
Species: Rhytidoponera pronotalis
Crawley, 1925

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

Nomenclature

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

  • pronotalis. Rhytidoponera pronotalis Crawley, 1925b: 588 (w.) AUSTRALIA. Junior synonym of nodifera: Clark, 1936: 68.

References

  • Clark, J. 1936. A revision of Australian species of Rhytidoponera Mayr (Formicidae). Mem. Natl. Mus. Vic. 9: 14-89 (page 68, Junior synonym of nodifera)
  • Crawley, W. C. 1925b. New ants from Australia. - II. Ann. Mag. Nat. Hist. 9(16): 577-598 (page 588, worker described)