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Species: Platythyrea sinuata   (Roger, 1860) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2021)

Ponera sinuata Roger, 1860 PDF: 297 (w.m.) SURINAME, GUYANA, HAITI. Neotropic. Primary type information: Type-material: 5 syntype workers, 1 syntype male. Type-localities: 2 workers Suriname, 2 workers Guyana: Demarara, 1 worker Venezuela(?): Valencia, and 1 male Haiti: Port au Prince (Ehrenberg). Type-depository: MNHU. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Combination in Platythyrea: Roger, 1863a PDF: 173; Roger, 1863b PDF: 17.
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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Bolivia, Brazil, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guadeloupe, Guyana, Mexico, Panama, Peru, Suriname, Venezuela
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 3 times found in tropical rainforest, 1 times found in premontane rainforest, 1 times found in rainforest, 1 times found in second-growth rainforest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 3 times at night; stray ants, 1 times ground forager(s), 1 times ex rotten log, 1 times at night; stray foragers.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 4 times search, 1 times Epigaeic pitfall.

Elevations: collected from 115 - 525 meters, 256 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1954-12-11 and 2014-09-24

Type specimens: type of Platythyrea meinerti: casent0922390; type of Platythyrea meinerti boliviana: casent0922389; type of Ponera sinuata: focol0855, focol0856

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