Lepisiota syriaca

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Lepisiota syriaca
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Plagiolepidini
Genus: Lepisiota
Species: L. syriaca
Binomial name
Lepisiota syriaca
(André, 1881)

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Specimen Labels

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Palaearctic Region: Armenia, Israel, Syrian Arab Republic, Turkey.

Distribution based on AntMaps

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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.

  • syriaca. Acantholepis frauenfeldi var. syriaca André, 1881b: 61, pl. 3, fig. 8 (w.q.m.) SYRIA. Tohmé, H. & Tohmé, G. 1980c: 521 (l.). Combination in Lepisiota: Bolton, 1995b: 228. Raised to species: Tohmé, H. & Tohmé, G. 1980c: 518. See also: Viehmeyer, 1922: 215.

Description

References

  • André, E. 1881b. [Untitled. Introduced by: "M. Ernest André, de Gray, adresse les descriptions de trois nouvelles espèces de Fourmis".]. Bull. Bimens. Soc. Entomol. Fr. 1881: 60-62 (page 61, pl. 3, fig. 8 worker, queen, male described)
  • 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)
  • Borowiec, L. & Salata, S. 2013. Ants of Greece – additions and corrections (Hymenoptera Formicidae). Genus (Wroclaw) 24, 335-401.
  • Tohmé, H.; Tohmé, G. 1980c. Contribution à l'étude systématique et biologique de Acantholepis syriaca André (Hymenoptera, Formicidae, Formicinae). Bull. Mus. Natl. Hist. Nat. Sect. A Zool. Biol. Écol. Anim. (4) 2: 517-524 (page 521, larva described)
  • Tohmé, H.; Tohmé, G. 1980c. Contribution à l'étude systématique et biologique de Acantholepis syriaca André (Hymenoptera, Formicidae, Formicinae). Bull. Mus. Natl. Hist. Nat. Sect. A Zool. Biol. Écol. Anim. (4) 2: 517-524 (page 518, Raised to species)
  • Viehmeyer, H. 1922. Neue Ameisen. Arch. Naturgesch. (A)88(7 7: 203-220 (page 215, see also)