Platythyrea wroughtonii

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Platythyrea wroughtonii
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 wroughtonii
Forel, 1900

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.

  • wroughtonii. Platythyrea wroughtonii Forel, 1900d: 315 (w.) INDIA. 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)
  • Forel, A. 1900f. Les Formicides de l'Empire des Indes et de Ceylan. Part VII. J. Bombay Nat. Hist. Soc. 13: 303-332 (page 315, worker described)