Platythyrea inermis

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Platythyrea inermis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ponerinae
Tribe: Platythyreini
Genus: Platythyrea
Species: P. inermis
Binomial name
Platythyrea inermis
Forel, 1910

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Keys including this Species


Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Indo-Australian Region: Philippines (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps


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The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's New General Catalogue, a catalogue of the world's ants.

  • inermis. Platythyrea inermis Forel, 1910d: 122 (w.) PHILIPPINES. Wheeler, G.C. & Wheeler, J. 1952a: 118 (l.). Senior synonym of maquilingi: Brown, 1975: 8.
  • maquilingi. Platythyrea maquilingi Wheeler, W.M. & Chapman, 1925: 58, pl. 2, figs. 1, 2 (w.) PHILIPPINES. Junior synonym of inermis: Brown, 1975: 8.



  • Brown, W. L., Jr. 1975. Contributions toward a reclassification of the Formicidae. V. Ponerinae, tribes Platythyreini, Cerapachyini, Cylindromyrmecini, Acanthostichini, and Aenictogitini. Search Agric. (Ithaca N. Y.) 5(1 1: 1-115 (page 8, Senior synonym of maquilingi)
  • Forel, A. 1910d. Fourmis des Philippines. Philipp. J. Sci. Sect. D. Gen. Biol. Ethnol. Anthropol. 5: 121-130 (page 122, worker described)
  • Wheeler, G. C.; Wheeler, J. 1952a. The ant larvae of the subfamily Ponerinae - Part I. Am. Midl. Nat. 48: 111-144 (page 118, larva described)