Platythyrea cyriluli

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Platythyrea cyriluli
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Platythyrea schultzei)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ponerinae
Tribe: Platythyreini
Genus: Platythyrea
Species: Platythyrea cyriluli
Forel, 1922

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

Nomenclature

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

  • cyriluli. Platythyrea cyriluli Forel, 1922: 88 (w.) ANGOLA. Junior synonym of schultzei: Brown, 1975: 9.

References

  • 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 9, Junior synonym of schultzei)
  • Forel, A. 1922b. Glanures myrmécologiques en 1922. Rev. Suisse Zool. 30: 87-102 (page 88, worker described)