Platythyrea exigua

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Platythyrea exigua
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ponerinae
Tribe: Platythyreini
Genus: Platythyrea
Species: P. exigua
Binomial name
Platythyrea exigua
Kempf, 1964

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Specimen labels

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Keys including this Species


Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Neotropical Region: Brazil (type locality), Paraguay.

Distribution based on AntMaps


Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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

  • exigua. Platythyrea exigua Kempf, 1964a: 142, figs. 1-3 (w.q.) BRAZIL.



  • Delabie, J. H. C. 2002 [2001]. New range of the Brazilian endemic Platythyrea exigua (Hymenoptera: Formicidae: Platythyreini). Rev. Biol. Trop. 49: 1282 (page 1282, see also)
  • Kempf, W. W. 1964a. Uma nova Platythyrea do Brasil (Hym., Formicidae). Rev. Bras. Entomol. 11: 141-144 (page 142, figs. 1-3 worker, queen described)