Plectroctena strigosa

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Plectroctena strigosa
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ponerinae
Tribe: Ponerini
Genus: Plectroctena
Species: P. strigosa
Binomial name
Plectroctena strigosa
Emery, 1899

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Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Kenya, South Africa (type locality), United Republic of Tanzania.

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Nomenclature

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

  • strigosa. Plectroctena mandibularis var. strigosa Emery, 1899e: 469 (w.) SOUTH AFRICA. Subspecies of cristata: Santschi, 1924a: 161. Raised to species: Bolton, 1974c: 332.

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