Lepisiota depilis

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Lepisiota depilis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Plagiolepidini
Genus: Lepisiota
Species: L. depilis
Binomial name
Lepisiota depilis
(Emery, 1897)

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Identification

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Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Somalia (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.

  • depilis. Acantholepis capensis subsp. depilis Emery, 1897e: 602 (w.q.) SOMALIA. Combination in Lepisiota: Bolton, 1995b: 227. Raised to species: Collingwood, 1985: 294.

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)
  • Collingwood, C. A. 1985. Hymenoptera: Fam. Formicidae of Saudi Arabia. Fauna Saudi Arab. 7: 230-302 (page 294, Raised to species)
  • Emery, C. 1897f. Formiche raccolte da Don Eugenio dei Principi Ruspoli, durante l'ultimo suo viaggio nelle regioni dei Somali e dei Galla. Ann. Mus. Civ. Stor. Nat. 38[=(2(18): 595-605 (page 602, worker, queen described)