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Wednesday, October 30, 2013

Platythyrea

Platythyrea are small mostly arboreal ants. Platythyrea are mostly monomorphic. Most Ponerinae ants are ground hunters and foragers but Platythyrea is one of the few that frequently ventures up plants and trees.


Platythyrea parallela ant worker.
Platythyrea parallela

Platythyrea parallela
Platythyrea parallela

 Platythyrea parallela
Platythyrea parallela

 Platythyrea parallela
Platythyrea parallela

 Platythyrea parallela
Platythyrea parallela

 Platythyrea parallela

Workers of  Platythyrea parallela

Workers of  Platythyrea parallela
Platythyrea parallela

A worker of  Platythyrea parallela
Platythyrea parallela

A worker of  Platythyrea parallela
Platythyrea parallela


Platythyrea sp2

A worker of  Platythyrea sp.
Platythrea sp

A worker of  Platythyrea sp.
Platythrea sp

Platythyrea sp3

Platythyrea sp3

Platythyrea sp3

Platythyrea sp4

 Platythyrea sp4.

Platythyrea sp4.



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Taxonomy:
Top Node: cellular organisms
Superkingdom: Eukayota 2759
Opisthokonta 33154
Kingdom: Metazoa 33208 (aka Animalia)
(No Rank): Eumetazoa 6072
(No Rank): Bilateria 33213
(No Rank): Protostomia 33317
(No Rank): Ecdysozoa 1206784
(No Rank):Panarthropoda 88770
Phylum: Arthropoda 6656
(No Rank): Mandibulata 197563
(No Rank): Pancrustacea 197562
Superclass: Hexapoda 6960
Class: Insecta 50557
(No Rank): Dicondylia 85512
(No Rank): Petrygota 7496
Subclass: Neoptera33340
Infraclass: Endopterygota 33392
Order: Hymenoptera 7399
(No Rank): Apocrita 7400
Suborder: Aculeata 7434
Superfamily: Vespoidea 34725
Family: Formicidae 36668
Subfamily: Ponerinae 43085
Tribe: Platythyreini 141713
Genus: Platythyrea 77146
Species: parallela


Last Updated: 2014 08 25
First Posted: 2013 10 30
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