Plagiolepis cardiocarenis

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Plagiolepis cardiocarenis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Plagiolepidini
Genus: Plagiolepis
Species: P. cardiocarenis
Binomial name
Plagiolepis cardiocarenis
Chang & He, 2002

Identification

Change and He (2002) - Similar to Plagiolepis alluaudi but distinguished by following characteristics: only one short seta on occipital margin; hairs on alitrunk lacking; head cordate, two sides convex and occipital margin appreciably concave; hairs on middle half part of posterior margin of second gastral tergite lacking.

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Palaearctic Region: China (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps

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Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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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.

  • cardiocarenis. Plagiolepis cardiocarenis Chang & He, 2002c: 151, figs. 1-3 (w.) CHINA.

Unless otherwise noted the text for the remainder of this section is reported from the publication that includes the original description.

Description

Type Material

Holotype and paratypes are deposited in Agricultural College, Ningxia University.

References