Platythyrea pulchella

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Platythyrea pulchella
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 pulchella
Santschi, 1928

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.

  • pulchella. Platythyrea pulchella Santschi, 1928h: 121 (w.) INDONESIA (Sumatra). Junior synonym 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)
  • Santschi, F. 1928h. Fourmis de Sumatra, récoltées par Mr. J. B. Corporaal. Tijdschr. Entomol. 71: 119-140 (page 121, worker described)