Paltothyreus tarsatus medianus

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Paltothyreus tarsatus medianus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ponerinae
Tribe: Ponerini
Genus: Paltothyreus
Species: P. tarsatus
Subspecies: P. tarsatus medianus
Trinomial name
Paltothyreus tarsatus medianus
Santschi, 1919
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Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Congo (type locality).

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

  • medianus. Paltothyreus tarsatus var. mediana Santschi, 1919h: 80 (w.q.m.) CONGO. Combination in Pachycondyla: Brown, in Bolton, 1995b: 307; in Paltothyreus: Schmidt & Shattuck, 2014: 127.



  • Brown, W. L., Jr. 1995a. [Untitled. Taxonomic changes in Pachycondyla attributed to Brown.] Pp. 302-311 in: Bolton, B. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 307, combination in Pachycondyla)
  • Santschi, F. 1919h. Nouvelles fourmis du Congo Belge du Musée du Congo Belge, à Tervueren. Rev. Zool. Afr. (Bruss.) 7: 79-91 (page 80, worker, queen, male described)