Discothyrea bryanti

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Discothyrea bryanti
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Proceratiinae
Tribe: Proceratiini
Genus: Discothyrea
Species: D. bryanti
Binomial name
Discothyrea bryanti
(Wheeler, W.M., 1917)


Keys including this Species


Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Indo-Australian Region: Malaysia (type locality), Philippines.

Distribution based on AntMaps


Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's Online Catalogue of the Ants of the World.

  • bryanti. Prodiscothyrea bryanti Wheeler, W.M. 1917d: 29 (w.) WEST MALAYSIA.
    • Type-material: holotype worker.
    • Type-locality: Malaysia: Penang I. (G.E. Bryant).
    • Type-depository: MCZC.
    • Combination in Discothyrea: Brown, 1958g: 253.
    • Status as species: Chapman & Capco, 1951: 77; Brown, 1958g: 253; Bolton, 1995b: 171; Xu, et al. 2014a: 34 (in key); Bharti, Akbar & Singh, 2015: 123 (in key).
    • Distribution: China (Hainan I.), Indonesia (Java), Malaysia (Peninsula).

Type Material



References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • Brown W. L., Jr. 1958. Contributions toward a reclassification of the Formicidae. II. Tribe Ectatommini (Hymenoptera). Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool. 118: 173-362.
  • CSIRO Collection
  • Chapman, J. W., and Capco, S. R. 1951. Check list of the ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) of Asia. Monogr. Inst. Sci. Technol. Manila 1: 1-327
  • Wheeler W. M. 1917. A new Malayan ant of the genus Prodiscothyrea. Psyche (Cambridge) 24: 29-30.