Protonym: Rhytidoponera enigmatica
Authorship Ward, 1980a: 484, figs. 7-9, 20, 21, 27, 30
Forms w.m.
Biogeographic region Australasia
Locality AUSTRALIA (New South Wales).
Primary type information Type-material: holotype worker. Type-locality: Australia: New South Wales, Stringy Bark Creek, Lane Cove West, 33°49’S, 151°09’E, 10 m., 30.iv.1977, acc. 2442, under stone (P.S. Ward). Type-depositories: ANIC.
Secondary type information Paratype-material: 1062 paratype workers, 10 paratype males. Paratype-locality: 179 paratype workers with same data as holotype, 904 paratype workers, 10 paratype males from type-locality, accs 2444, 2447-2450, 2675-2677, 2681, 2682, 2684 (P.S. Ward), 27 paratype workers New South Wales, Roseville Chase, 5.viii.1976 (B.B. Lowery), 121 paratype workers Roseville Chase, 33°46’S, 151°12’E, 80 m., 12.i.1977, acc. 2143 (P.S. Ward), 1 paratype worker New South Wales, Mossman, 33°50’S, 151°14’E, 20 m., 29.iii.1976, acc. 1603 (P.S. Ward), 1 paratype worker New South Wales, Manly Dam, 33°47’S, 151°15’E, 30 m., 12.i.1977, acc. 2133 (P.S. Ward), 6 paratype workers New South Wales, Sydney, Coal and Candle Creek, 1.xi.1970 (B.B. Lowery), 6 paratype workers New South Wales, Cowan, 3.vii.1970 (B.B. Lowery), paratype workers (numer not stated) New South Wales, Appin, 34°12’S, 150°46’E, 180 m., 20.x.1974, acc. 251 (P.S. Ward), “also 7 additional accessions (254, 579, 943, 944, 1582, 1583, 1584)” from the same locality (= Appin). Paratype-depositories: ANIC, BMNH, MCZC, “Australian State Museums” (presumably some or all of AMSC, MVMA, QMBA, SAMA, WAMP).
Taxa belonging to this protonym
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