Lepisiota carbonaria

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Lepisiota carbonaria
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Plagiolepidini
Genus: Lepisiota
Species: L. carbonaria
Binomial name
Lepisiota carbonaria
(Emery, 1892)

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Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Djibouti, Somalia (type locality).

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Nomenclature

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

  • carbonaria. Acantholepis carbonaria Emery, 1892a: 119 (w.q.) SOMALIA. Combination in Lepisiota: Bolton, 1995b: 227. Current subspecies: nominal plus baumi.

Description

References

  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 227, Combination in Lepisiota)
  • Emery, C. 1892b. Sopra alcune formiche raccolte dall'Ingegnere L. Bricchetti Robecchi nel paese dei Somali. [concl.]. Ann. Mus. Civ. Stor. Nat. 32[=(2(12): 113-122 (page 119, worker, queen described)