Platythyrea inconspicua

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Platythyrea inconspicua
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 inconspicua
Mayr, 1870

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.

  • inconspicua. Platythyrea inconspicua Mayr, 1870b: 961 (q.) SRI LANKA. Emery, 1890a: 56 (w.). Junior synonym of punctata: Forel, 1901f: 335; Creighton, 1950a: 34; of parallela: Brown, 1975: 8.

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 8, Junior synonym of parallela)
  • Creighton, W. S. 1950a. The ants of North America. Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool. 104: 1-585 (page 34, Junior synonym of punctata)
  • Emery, C. 1890b. Voyage de M. E. Simon au Venezuela (Décembre 1887 - Avril 1888). Formicides. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Fr. (6)(10): 55-76 (page 56, worker described)
  • Forel, A. 1901k. Nouvelles espèces de Ponerinae. (Avec un nouveau sous-genre et une espèce nouvelle d'Eciton). Rev. Suisse Zool. 9: 325-353 (page 335, Junior synonym of punctata)
  • Mayr, G. 1870b. Neue Formiciden. Verh. K-K. Zool.-Bot. Ges. Wien 20: 939-996 (page 961, queen described)