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Genus: Protanilla   Taylor, 1990 


Current Valid Name:

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2023)

Extant: 14 valid species

Protanilla Taylor, 1990 PDF: 279. Type-species: Protanilla rafflesi, by original designation. AntCat AntWiki

Taxonomic history

Protanilla as genus: all authors.
Genus Protanilla catalogues
Genus Protanilla references
Xu, 2002a PDF: 118 (China species key); Xu & Zhang, 2002 PDF: 140 (China species key); Borowiec et al., 2011 PDF: 10 (diagnosis); Xu, 2012c PDF: 483 (all species key); Eguchi et al., 2014 10.11646/zootaxa.3860.1.1 PDF: 22 (diagnosis, Vietnam synopsis); Bharti & Akbar, 2015 PDF: 575 (all species key); Man et al., 2017 10.20362/am.009008 PDF: 8 (all species key); Hsu et al., 2017 10.11646/zootaxa.4268.1.7 PDF: 129 (all species key); Baidya & Bagchi, 2020 10.5281/zenodo.3941686 PDF: 22 (all species key); Griebenow, 2020 10.25849/myrmecol.news_030:229 PDF: 241 (male-based key); Richter et al., 2021 10.25849/myrmecol.news_031:85 PDF: 85 (head anatomy); Ito et al., 2022 10.1007/s00040-021-00839-z PDF: 13 (spermatheca anatomy, ergatoid queen); Satria et al., 2023 PDF: 74 (Asia (all) species key).

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Protanilla wardi from western ghats

// Distribution


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Asia: Borneo, China, India, Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Pakistan, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Taiwan, Vietnam
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Indomalaya, Palearctic
  Native biogeographic regions (according to species list records):
    Australasia, Indomalaya, Palearctic

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