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Platythyrea dlusskyi Aria et al. 2011 (ant)

Insecta - Hymenoptera - Formicidae

Full reference: C. Aria, V. Perrichot, and A. Nel. 2011. Fossil Ponerinae (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) in Early Eocene amber of France. Zootaxa 2870:53-62

Belongs to Platythyrea according to B. Bolton 2012

Sister taxa: Platythyrea dentata, Platythyrea primaeva, Platythyrea procera, Platythyrea pumilio, Platythyrea scalprum

Type specimen: MNHN A32915, an exoskeleton (worker). Its type locality is Le Quesnoy amber, which is in a Ypresian terrestrial amber in the Argiles d'lignite du Soissonnais Formation of France.

Ecology: epifaunal grazer

Average measurements (in mm): body length 8.00