Plagiolepis intermedia

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Plagiolepis intermedia
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Plagiolepidini
Genus: Plagiolepis
Species: P. intermedia
Binomial name
Plagiolepis intermedia
Emery, 1895

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Specimen Labels

Subspecies

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Botswana, Lesotho, South Africa (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.

  • intermedia. Plagiolepis pygmaea var. intermedia Emery, 1895h: 45 (w.q.) SOUTH AFRICA. Raised to species: Emery, 1921d: 316. Current subspecies: nominal plus minutula.

Description

References

  • Emery, C. 1895i. Voyage de M. E. Simon dans l'Afrique australe (janvier-avril 1893). 3e mémoire. Formicides. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Fr. 64: 15-56 (page 45, worker, queen described)
  • Emery, C. 1921d. Notes critiques de myrmécologie. [IX-X.]. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Belg. 61: 313-319 (page 316, Raised to species)