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Species: Platythyrea parallela   (Smith, 1859) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2018)

Ponera parallela Smith, 1859a PDF: 143 (w.) INDONESIA (Aru I.). Indomalaya. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Combination in Platythyrea: Donisthorpe, 1932c PDF: 454.
Senior synonym of Platythyrea aruana, Platythyrea coxalis, Platythyrea pusilla: Wilson, 1958c PDF: 151; of Platythyrea pacifica: Wilson & Taylor, 1967b PDF: 20; of Platythyrea annamita, Platythyrea australis, Platythyrea cephalotes, Platythyrea ceylonensis, Platythyrea cylindrica, Platythyrea egena, Platythyrea inconspicua, Platythyrea javana, Platythyrea parva, Platythyrea philippinensis, Platythyrea pulchella, Platythyrea sechellensis, Platythyrea subtilis, Platythyrea tritschleri, Platythyrea victoriae, Platythyrea wroughtonii: Brown, 1975 PDF: 8.

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Distribution:

   (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists) Species is native to: Australasia, Indomalaya bioregions (based on species list records).

Australasia Region: Australia, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea
Indomalaya Region: Borneo, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Vietnam
Malagasy Region: Seychelles
Oceania Region: Fiji, Micronesia, Palau, Samoa

Distribution Notes:

MALAGASY:-, Indonesia, Seychelles Is, India, Vietnam, Australia, Sri Lanka, West Malaysia, Sumatra, Singapore, Java, Philippines, Borneo, western ghats kerala

 

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 20 times found in Rainforest, 9 times found in Dry sclerophyll, 3 times found in Pandanus & Casaurina forest, 2 times found in Lowland rainforest, 1 times found in Davis-sifting & incidentals ~ 1 hr. secondary forest, just off dirt rd.; nest of funny poneroid in big log., 2 times found in Sandstone scrub, 2 times found in degraded coastal hill forest on granite, 2 times found in Wet sclerophyll, 1 times found in Rainforest on bank of river, 1 times found in Wet sclerophyll for., ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 6 times on tree, 5 times malaise trap, 3 times ground strays, 2 times on tree trunk, 1 times nest under bark Cucujid stage - log, 2 times leaf and log litter, 1 times in debris at base of live tree, 1 times in bark of huge gum tree, Blackbutt, 1 times ground forager(s), 1 times foraging round and on tree trunk, 1 times foraging on old log, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 7 times M, 5 times Pitfall, 3 times Davis sifting>hand collected|aspirator, 3 times Berlesate, 2 times search, 1 times Pyrethrum, 1 times Pyrethrum knockdown, 1 times at light, 1 times fog sample, 1 times hand collected|aspirator>bait trap|peanut butter, maple syrup, 1 times Malaise trap, ...

Elevations: collected from 10 - 1200 meters, 411 meters average

Type specimens: Holotype of Platythyrea parva: casent0900571; Holotype of Platythyrea wroughtoni sechellensis: casent0102278; syntype of Platythyrea ceylonensis: casent0900570; syntype of Platythyrea inconspicua: casent0915904; syntype of Platythyrea melancholica aruana: casent0916798; syntype of Platythyrea pulchella: casent0915149; syntype of Platythyrea pusilla pacifica: casent0915150; syntype of Platythyrea coxalis: casent0903800; syntype of Platythyrea coxalis annamita: casent0907113; syntype of Platythyrea coxalis javana: casent0907114; syntype of Platythyrea coxalis tritschleri: casent0907115; syntype of Platythyrea pusilla: casent0903801; syntype of Platythyrea pusilla australis: casent0907116; syntype of Platythyrea subtilis: casent0903802; syntype of Platythyrea wroughtoni victoriae: casent0907125; syntype of Platythyrea wroughtonii: casent0907119; type of Platythyrea cephalotes: focol0854; type of Platythyrea coxalis: focol0847, focol0848, focol0849; type of Platythyrea coxalis var. cylindrica: focol0853; type of Platythyrea coxalis var. philippinensis: focol0852; type of Platythyrea pusilla var. egena: focol0850, focol0851



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