Checklist of Paltothyreus species

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File:Paltothyreus tarsatus
Paltothyreus tarsatus
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Species Richness
Valid Species 7
Invalid Species 5
Fossils 0
Countries Occupied 20
Year Described 1862
First Species Described 1798
Last Species Described 1930

The following species and subspecies belong to the genus Paltothyreus. Synonyms are listed under their senior names. For valid names only see Paltothyreus species and for distribution information see Paltothyreus species by Country.


tarsatus (Fabricius, 1798) (Benin, Cameroun, Equatorial Guinea, Gambia, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, Senegal, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Uganda, United Republic of Tanzania, Zimbabwe)
   • Pachycondyla simillima Smith, F., 1858
   • Ponera gagates Guérin-Méneville, 1844
   • Ponera pestilentia Smith, F., 1858
   • Ponera spiniventris Smith, F., 1858

tarsatus delagoensis Emery, 1899 (Kenya, Mozambique)
tarsatus medianus Santschi, 1919 (Congo)
tarsatus robustus Santschi, 1919 (Somalia)
tarsatus striatidens Santschi, 1919 (Kenya)
tarsatus striatus Santschi, 1930 (Benin)
   • Pachycondyla tarsata kaya Özdikmen, 2010

tarsatus subopacus Santschi, 1919 (Gabon)