Platythyrea coxalis

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Platythyrea coxalis
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Platythyrea parallela)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ponerinae
Tribe: Platythyreini
Genus: Platythyrea
Species: Platythyrea coxalis
Emery, 1893

This taxon is not in use as it is currently considered to be a junior synonym of Platythyrea parallela.

Nomenclature

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

  • coxalis. Platythyrea coxalis Emery, 1893e: 189 (footnote) (w.) WEST MALAYSIA. Viehmeyer, 1916a: 111 (q.). Junior synonym of parallela: Wilson, 1958a: 151.

References

  • Emery, C. 1893g. Formicides de l'Archipel Malais. Rev. Suisse Zool. 1: 187-229 (page 189, (footnote) worker described)
  • Viehmeyer, H. 1916a [1915]. Ameisen von Singapore. Beobachtet und gesammelt von H. Overbeck. Arch. Naturgesch. (A) 81(8): 108-168 (page 111, queen described)
  • Wilson, E. O. 1958c. Studies on the ant fauna of Melanesia. I. The tribe Leptogenyini. II. The tribes Amblyoponini and Platythyreini. Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool. 118: 101-153 (page 151, Junior synonym of parallela)