Anoplolepis custodiens detrita

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Anoplolepis custodiens detrita
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Plagiolepidini
Genus: Anoplolepis
Species: A. custodiens
Subspecies: A. custodiens detrita
Trinomial name
Anoplolepis custodiens detrita
(Emery, 1892)

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Specimen Label



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Somalia (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps


Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's Online Catalogue of the Ants of the World.

  • detrita. Plagiolepis custodiens var. detrita Emery, 1892a: 118 (w.) SOMALIA. Combination in Anoplolepis: Emery, 1925b: 17.



  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 67, catalogue)
  • Emery, C. 1892b. Sopra alcune formiche raccolte dall'Ingegnere L. Bricchetti Robecchi nel paese dei Somali. [concl.]. Ann. Mus. Civ. Stor. Nat. 32[=(2(12): 113-122 (page 118, worker described)
  • Emery, C. 1925d. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Formicinae. Genera Insectorum 183: 1-302 (page 17, combination in Anoplolepis)