Platythyrea tricuspidata

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Platythyrea tricuspidata
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ponerinae
Tribe: Platythyreini
Genus: Platythyrea
Species: P. tricuspidata
Binomial name
Platythyrea tricuspidata
Emery, 1900

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Specimen Labels

Synonyms
At a Glance • Gamergate  

 

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Indo-Australian Region: Borneo, Indonesia (type locality), Malaysia.
Oriental Region: Thailand.


Distribution based on AntMaps

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Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • tricuspidata. Platythyrea tricuspidata Emery, 1900d: 665 (w.) INDONESIA (Sumatra). Imai, Brown, et al. 1984: 67 (k.). Senior synonym of penangensis: Brown, 1975: 9.
  • penangensis. Platythyrea tricuspidata subsp. penangensis Wheeler, W.M. 1929g: 29 (q.) WEST MALAYSIA. Junior synonym of tricuspidata: Brown, 1975: 9.

Description

Karyotype

  • 2n = 96 (Malaysia) (Imai et al., 1983) (Corrected for 2n=92-94 in Imai 1990).
  • 2n = 92 (Malaysia) (Imai et al., 1990).
  • 2n = 93 (Malaysia) (Imai et al., 1990).
  • 2n = 94 (Malaysia) (Imai et al., 1992).

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