Lepisiota capensis specularis

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Lepisiota capensis specularis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Plagiolepidini
Genus: Lepisiota
Species: L. capensis
Subspecies: L. capensis specularis
Trinomial name
Lepisiota capensis specularis
(Santschi, 1935)

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Democratic Republic of Congo (type locality).

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Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • specularis. Acantholepis laevior st. specularis Santschi, 1935a: 278 (w.) DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO [laevior is a misspelling of laevis.] Combination in Lepisiota: Bolton, 1995b: 228. Currently subspecies of capensis: Bolton, 1995b: 228.

Description

References

  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 228, Combination in Lepisiota and subspecies of capensis)
  • Santschi, F. 1935a. Fourmis du Musée du Congo Belge. Rev. Zool. Bot. Afr. 27: 254-285 (page 278, worker described)