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Species: Platythyrea schultzei   Forel, 1910 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2021)

Platythyrea schultzei Forel, 1910e PDF: 3 (w.) NAMIBIA. Afrotropic. Primary type information: Type-material: syntype workers (number not stated). Type-localities: Namibia: Hereroland, Salem (L. Schultze), and Windhoek (L. Schultze). Type-depositories: MHNG, NHMB. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Senior synonym of Platythyrea cyriluli: Brown, 1975 PDF: 9; Bolton, 1995b: 337.
Material of the unavailable name Platythyrea schultzei bequaerti recta referred here by Brown, 1975 PDF: 9.
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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Angola, Democratic Republic of Congo, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Tanzania, Uganda, Zimbabwe
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Distribution Notes:

Reference for Kenya if not type: Kakamega Forest

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: open times found in woodland, 2 times found in coastal thicket, Commiphora (open) times found in woodland, 2 times found in Acacia-Commiphora-Combretum bushveld, 2 times found in mature wet forest, 1 times found in Savannah, 1 times found in Urban garden, 1 times found in Closed undifferentiated woodland, 1 times found in Combretum bushveld - open, 1 times found in Sclerocarya-Boscia-Acacia tortilis Open to Closed Woodland Mosaic.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times under tree bark, live tree, 1 times on dead wood, 1 times in treefall gap, 1 times ground forager(s).

Collected most commonly using these methods: 8 times Light Trap, 8 times Pitfall Trap, 3 times Hand collected, 3 times Malaise Trap, 1 times Human dung trap, 2 times search, 1 times taken out of its cocoon.

Elevations: collected from 20 - 1530 meters, 592 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1914-12-01 and 2016-02-04

Type specimens: androtype of Platythyrea schultzei: casent0900573; syntype of Platythyrea schultzei: casent0907109; syntype of Platythyrea schultzei bequaerti recta: rmcaent000017720; syntype of Platythyrea schultzei lata: casent0915151; syntype of Platythyrea cyriluli: casent0907102; syntype of Platythyrea schultzei bequaerti: casent0907110; type of Platythyrea schultzei: focol0845, focol0846

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