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Species: Platythyrea conradti   Emery, 1899 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2021)

Platythyrea conradti Emery, 1899d PDF: 464 (w.m.) CAMEROON. Afrotropic. Primary type information: Type-material: syntype workers (number not stated), 1(?) syntype male. Type-locality: Cameroon: (no further data), 1895 (Conradt). Type-depository: MSNG. Type notes: Emery also mentions a specimen from Democratic Republic of Congo, deposited in MRAC. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Senior synonym of Platythyrea monodi: Brown, 1975 PDF: 8; Bolton, 1995b: 336.
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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Angola, Benin, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Congo, Democratic Republic of Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Ghana, Guinea, Ivory Coast, Nigeria
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Scientific Name Status Publication Pages ModsID GoogleMaps
Platythyrea conradti   Santschi, F., 1930, Description de formicides éthiopiens nouveaux ou peu connus. V., Bulletin et Annales de la Societe Entomologique de Belge 70, pp. 49-77: -1, (download) -1 3641
Platythyrea conradti   Wheeler, W. M., 1922, The ants collected by the American Museum Congo Expedition., Bulletin of the American Museum of Natural History 45, pp. 39-269: 59, (download) 59 20597

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 5 times found in Primary Forest, 5 times found in rainforest canopy, 1 times found in secondary forest.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 4 times Canopy fog, 1 times Arboreal Trap, 1 times Malaise trap.

Elevations: collected from 50 - 1000 meters, 400 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1895-09-01 and 2019-11-13

Type specimens: syntype of Platythyrea conradti: casent0903795; syntype of Platythyrea monodi: casent0913730

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