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Species: Platythyrea micans   (Clark, 1930) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Eubothroponera micans Clark, 1930c PDF: 10, fig. 1 (w.) AUSTRALIA. Australasia. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Combination in Platythyrea: Brown, 1975 PDF: 8.


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Oceania: Australia
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 5 times found in granite mtn., 1 times found in grantite mtn., 1 times found in Jarrah/marri woodland, 1 times found in native veg., rural environ., 1 times found in Bushland.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 5 times under stone, 1 times Under lateritic rock, 1 times On log, 1 times nest in soil under stone.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 3 times Pitfall.

Elevations: collected from 460 - 600 meters, 506 meters average

Type specimens: Holotype of Eubothroponera micans: antweb1008181; syntype of Platythyrea micans: casent0900579

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