Rhytidoponera carinata

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Rhytidoponera carinata
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Rhytidoponera castanea)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ectatomminae
Tribe: Ectatommini
Genus: Rhytidoponera
Species: Rhytidoponera carinata
Clark, 1936

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Specimen Labels

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


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

  • carinata. Rhytidoponera carinata Clark, 1936: 54, pl. 4, fig. 32 (w.) AUSTRALIA (Northern Territory).
    • Type-material: holotype (?) worker.
    • [Note: no indication of number of specimens is given.]
    • Type-locality: Australia: Northern Territory, Borroloola, 1911 (G.F. Hill).
    • Type-depository: MVMA.
    • Status as species: Brown, 1958g: 202; Taylor & Brown, 1985: 41; Taylor, 1987a: 67; Bolton, 1995b: 378.
    • Junior synonym of castanea: Heterick, 2021: 16-17.
    • Distribution: Australia.