Plagiolepis bicolor

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Plagiolepis bicolor
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Plagiolepidini
Genus: Plagiolepis
Species: P. bicolor
Binomial name
Plagiolepis bicolor
Forel, 1901

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Specimen Labels

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Indo-Australian Region: New Guinea.

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Distribution based on specimens

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The above specimen data are provided by AntWeb. Please see Plagiolepis bicolor for further details

Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • bicolor. Plagiolepis bicolor Forel, 1901b: 24 (w.) NEW GUINEA (Bismarck Archipelago). Forel, 1912d: 109 (q.). Combination in Acropyga: Dahl, 1901: 12; in Plagiolepis: Forel, 1912d: 109.

Description

References

  • Dahl, F. 1901. Das Leben der Ameisen im Bismarck-Archipel, nach eigenen Beobachtungen vergleichend dargestellt. Mitt. Zool. Mus. Berl. 2: 1-70 (page 12, Combination in Acropyga)
  • Forel, A. 1901c. Formiciden aus dem Bismarck-Archipel, auf Grundlage des von Prof. Dr. F. Dahl gesammelten Materials. Mitt. Zool. Mus. Berl. 2: 4-37 (page 24, worker described)
  • Forel, A. 1912e. Ameisen aus Java beobachtet und gesammelt von Edward Jacobson. III. Theil. Notes Leyden Mus. 34: 97-112 (page 109, queen described)
  • Forel, A. 1912e. Ameisen aus Java beobachtet und gesammelt von Edward Jacobson. III. Theil. Notes Leyden Mus. 34: 97-112 (page 109, Combination in Plagiolepis)