Paltothyreus tarsatus robustus

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Paltothyreus tarsatus robustus
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ponerinae
Tribe: Ponerini
Genus: Paltothyreus
Species: P. tarsatus
Subspecies: P. tarsatus robustus
Trinomial name
Paltothyreus tarsatus robustus
Santschi, 1919
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Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Somalia (type locality).

Distribution based on specimens

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The above specimen data are provided by AntWeb. Please see Paltothyreus tarsatus_robustus for further details

Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • robustus. Paltothyreus tarsatus var. robusta Santschi, 1919h: 81 (w.q.) SOMALIA. Combination in Pachycondyla: Brown, in Bolton, 1995b: 309; in Paltothyreus: Schmidt & Shattuck, 2014: 127.

Description

References

  • 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 309, 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 81, worker, queen described)