Rhytidoponera metallica (Smith, 1858) valid
Ponera metallica Smith, 1858a: 94 (w.q.) AUSTRALIA (South Australia). Australasia.
  • Mayr, 1866b: 891 (m.); Wheeler & Wheeler, 1952a: 125 (l.); Wheeler & Wheeler, 1964b: 449 (l.); Crozier, 1969a: 241 (k.); Imai et al., 1977: 347 (k.).
  • Combination in Ectatomma (Rhytidoponera): Mayr, 1862: 732; Mayr, 1887: 539.
  • Combination in Ectatomma: Roger, 1863b: 17; Emery, 1887f: 444.
  • Combination in Rhytidoponera (Chalcoponera): Emery, 1897: 548.
  • Combination in Chalcoponera: Wheeler, 1935g: 10.
  • Status as species: Roger, 1860: 308; Mayr, 1862: 732; Mayr, 1863a: 410; Roger, 1863b: 17; Mayr, 1865: 72; Lowne, 1865b: 334; Mayr, 1866b: 891; Mayr, 1876: 90 (in key); Mayr, 1886c: 358; Emery, 1887f: 444; Dalla Torre, 1893: 24; Forel, 1907j: 270; Wheeler, 1909a: 26; Emery, 1911e: 39; Stitz, 1911a: 354; Emery, 1912a: 78; Emery, 1914a: 180; Forel, 1915b: 14; Wheeler, 1915h: 805; Crawley, 1918: 88; Poulton, 1922: 121; Clark, 1928c: 40; Wheeler, 1935g: 10; Clark, 1938: 362; Brown, 1958g: 204, 275; Wilson & Taylor, 1967b: 20, 102; Taylor & Brown, 1985: 45; Taylor, 1987a: 69; Bolton, 1995b: 380; Don, 2007: 81; Heterick, 2009: 140.
  • Senior synonym of Rhytidoponera caeciliae: Brown, 1958g: 204, 275; Taylor & Brown, 1985: 45; Taylor, 1987a: 69; Bolton, 1995b: 380.
  • Senior synonym of Rhytidoponera pulchra: Brown, 1958g: 204, 275; Taylor & Brown, 1985: 45; Taylor, 1987a: 69; Bolton, 1995b: 380.
  • Senior synonym of Rhytidoponera metallica purpurascens: Brown, 1958g: 204, 275; Taylor & Brown, 1985: 45; Taylor, 1987a: 69; Bolton, 1995b: 380.
  • Senior synonym of Rhytidoponera metallica varians: Brown, 1958g: 204, 276; Taylor & Brown, 1985: 45; Taylor, 1987a: 69; Bolton, 1995b: 380.
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