Rhytidoponera rothneyi mediana

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Rhytidoponera rothneyi mediana
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 rothneyi mediana
Viehmeyer, 1924

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


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

  • mediana. Rhytidoponera rothneyi subsp. mediana Viehmeyer, 1924a: 224 (w.m.) AUSTRALIA. Junior synonym of nodifera: Clark, 1936: 68.


  • 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)
  • Viehmeyer, H. 1924b. Formiciden der australischen Faunenregion. Entomol. Mitt. 13: 219-229 (page 224, worker, male described)