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Species: Platythyrea clypeata   Forel, 1911 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Platythyrea clypeata Forel, 1911f PDF: 378 (q.) "PAYS DE MOIS" (S.E. Asia). Indomalaya. Primary type information: Phengsi et al., 2018 10.3897/zookeys.729.21378 PDF: 92: The syntype alate queen from “Pays de Moïs”, Cochinchina française (S.E. Asia), deposited in MHNG. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Xu & Zeng, 2000 PDF: 214 (w.).
Senior synonym of Platythyrea thwaitesi: Brown, 1975 PDF: 8.


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Asia: Malaysia, Sri Lanka, Vietnam
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in mixed dipterocarp forest.

Type specimens: Holotype of Platythyrea thwaitesi: casent0900568; syntype of Platythyrea clypeata: casent0907112

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