Anoplolepis steingroeveri parsonsi

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Anoplolepis steingroeveri parsonsi
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Plagiolepidini
Genus: Anoplolepis
Species: A. steingroeveri
Subspecies: A. steingroeveri parsonsi
Trinomial name
Anoplolepis steingroeveri parsonsi
Santschi, 1937

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Specimen Label



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Mozambique, South Africa (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps


Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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Countries Occupied

Number of countries occupied by this species based on AntWiki Regional Taxon Lists. In general, fewer countries occupied indicates a narrower range, while more countries indicates a more widespread species.

Estimated Abundance

Relative abundance based on number of AntMaps records per species (this species within the purple bar). Fewer records (to the left) indicates a less abundant/encountered species while more records (to the right) indicates more abundant/encountered species.




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

  • parsonsi. Anoplolepis (Zealleyella) braunsi st. parsonsi Santschi, 1937g: 83 (w.) SOUTH AFRICA. Currently subspecies of steingroeveri: Bolton, 1995b: 67.



  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 67, subspecies of steingroeveri, current status, catalogue)
  • Santschi, F. 1937g. Fourmis du Congo et régions limitrophes. Rev. Zool. Bot. Afr. 30: 71-85 (page 83, worker described)