The Ants of Africa
Genus Platythyrea
Platythyrea crucheti Santschi

Platythyrea crucheti Santschi

return to key {link to the Hymenoptera Name Server} Type location Angola (Platythyrea Crucheti n. sp., Santschi, 1911g: 205, worker) Benguela, Cucala, J Cruchet
worker only described (see Bolton, 1995) .

Santschi's (1911g) description is at {original description}.

Brown (1975: 46) noted the available specimens from Angola, which he cited as Rio Mbale, Sep 1928, "MSSA", matched the type description.

{Platythyrea crucheti}The photomontage of the type worker is collated from

2007, 2012, 2014, 2017, 2018 - Brian Taylor CBiol FRSB FRES
11, Grazingfield, Wilford, Nottingham, NG11 7FN, U.K.