| Platythyrea micans|
Workers have been collected from pitfall traps and hand collections from the ground and tree trunks in Jarrah-Marri woodland south and south-east of Perth. (Heterick 2009)
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The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's New General Catalogue, a catalogue of the world's ants.
- micans. Eubothroponera micans Clark, 1930c: 10, fig. 1 (w.) AUSTRALIA. Combination in Platythyrea: Brown, 1975: 8.
- Syntype, worker, Mundaring, Western Australia, Australia, Museum Victoria, Melbourne.
- Syntype, 1 worker, Mundaring, Western Australia, Australia, Western Australian Museum.
Brown (1975) provided the following: P. micans is a relatively delicately sculptured form, rather generally weakly shining and with very short standing pilosity and tidy appressed pubescence, evenly dark brown in color throughout, from Western Australia. I have an additional specimen taken by E. O. Wilson and C. P. Haskins on the Mt. Ragged Thomas River Track, sandplain east of Esperance, Western Australia, in mallee, 1955.
- Brown, W. L., Jr. 1975. Contributions toward a reclassification of the Formicidae. V. Ponerinae, tribes Platythyreini, Cerapachyini, Cylindromyrmecini, Acanthostichini, and Aenictogitini. Search Agric. (Ithaca N. Y.) 5(1 1: 1-115 (page 8, Combination in Platythyrea)
- Clark, J. 1930c. New Formicidae, with notes on some little-known species. Proc. R. Soc. Vic. (n.s.) 43: 2-25 (page 10, fig. 1 worker described)
- Heterick, B. E. 2009. A guide to the ants of South-western Australia. Records of the Western Australian Museum, Supplement 76:1-206. PDF