Rhytidoponera gagates waigeuensis

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Rhytidoponera gagates waigeuensis
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Rhytidoponera nexa)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ectatomminae
Tribe: Ectatommini
Genus: Rhytidoponera
Species: Rhytidoponera gagates waigeuensis
Donisthorpe, 1942

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


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

  • waigeuensis. Rhytidoponera (Rhytidoponera) gagates subsp. waigeuensis Donisthorpe, 1942e: 703 (w.) NEW GUINEA. Donisthorpe, 1943d: 435 (m.). Junior synonym of nexa: Wilson, in Brown, 1958g: 204; Wilson, 1958d: 312.