Platythyrea quadridenta

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Platythyrea quadridenta
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ponerinae
Tribe: Platythyreini
Genus: Platythyrea
Species: P. quadridenta
Binomial name
Platythyrea quadridenta
Donisthorpe, 1941

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Specimen Labels

At a Glance • Gamergate  

 

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Indo-Australian Region: Malaysia, New Guinea (type locality), Philippines.
Oriental Region: Thailand.

Distribution based on AntMaps

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Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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Biology

Both winged queens and gamergates reproduce (Ito)

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • quadridenta. Platythyrea quadridenta Donisthorpe, 1941c: 134 (w.) NEW GUINEA. Imai, Brown, et al. 1984: 67 (k.).

Description

Karyotype

  • n = 9, 2n = 18 (Malaysia) (Imai et al., 1983).

References