Platythyrea scalpra

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Platythyrea scalpra
Temporal range: Burdigalian, Early Miocene Dominican amber, Dominican Republic
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ponerinae
Tribe: Platythyreini
Genus: Platythyrea
Species: P. scalpra
Binomial name
Platythyrea scalpra
Lattke, 2003

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Identification

Distribution

This taxon was described from Dominican amber, Dominican Republic (Burdigalian, Early Miocene).

Castes

Nomenclature

The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's Online Catalogue of the Ants of the World.

  • scalpra. †Platythyrea scalprum Lattke, 2003: 110, figs. 3, 4 (w.) DOMINICAN AMBER (Dominican Republic, Miocene).

Holotype: American Museum of Natural History, no. DR-14-354.

Description

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