Platythyrea maquilingi

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Platythyrea maquilingi
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Platythyrea inermis)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ponerinae
Tribe: Platythyreini
Genus: Platythyrea
Species: Platythyrea maquilingi
Wheeler, W.M. & Chapman, 1925

This taxon is not in use as it is currently considered to be a junior synonym of Platythyrea inermis.


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

  • 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, Junior synonym of inermis)
  • Wheeler, W. M.; Chapman, J. W. 1925. The ants of the Philippine Islands. Part I, Dorylinae and Ponerinae. Philipp. J. Sci. 28: 47-73 (page 58, pl. 2, figs. 1, 2 worker described)