Platythyrea primaeva

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Platythyrea primaeva
Temporal range: Bartonian, Middle to Late Eocene Baltic amber, Baltic Sea region
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ponerinae
Tribe: Platythyreini
Genus: Platythyrea
Species: P. primaeva
Binomial name
Platythyrea primaeva
Wheeler, W.M., 1915



This taxon was described from Baltic amber (Bartonian, Middle to Late Eocene).



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

  • primaeva. †Platythyrea primaeva Wheeler, W.M. 1915h: 36, fig. 7 (w.q.) BALTIC AMBER (Eocene). See also: Dlussky, 2009: 1060.



  • Wheeler, W. M. 1915i [1914]. The ants of the Baltic Amber. Schr. Phys.-Ökon. Ges. Königsb. 55: 1-142 (page 36, fig. 7 worker, queen described)