Checklist of Plagiolepis species

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Plagiolepis
Formicinae
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Plagiolepis pygmaea
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Distribution
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Species Richness
Statistics
Valid Species 76
Invalid Species 21
Fossils 10
Countries Occupied 100
Year Described 1861
First Species Described 1798
Last Species Described 2020

The following species and subspecies belong to the genus Plagiolepis. Synonyms are listed under their senior names. For valid names only see Plagiolepis species and for distribution information see Plagiolepis species by Country.

A

abyssinica Forel, 1894 (Eritrea, Ethiopia, Saudi Arabia)
adynata Bolton, 1995 (Vietnam)
   • Plagiolepis flava Karavaiev Karavaiev, 1935

alluaudi Emery, 1894 (Barbados, Bermuda, Borneo, China, Comoros, Cook Islands, Fiji, French Polynesia, Grenada, Hawaii, India, Indonesia, Iran, Japan, Kenya, Madagascar, Malaysia, Mayotte, New Caledonia, New Guinea, Niue, Norfolk Island, Réunion, Saint Helena, Seychelles, Solomon Islands, Switzerland, Tonga, Vanuatu)
   • Plagiolepis augusti Emery, 1921
   • Plagiolepis foreli Mann Mann, 1921
   • Plagiolepis foreli Santschi Santschi, 1920
   • Plagiolepis foreli ornata Santschi, 1920
   • Plagiolepis mactavishi Wheeler, W.M., 1908

ampeloni (Faber, 1969) (Austria, Hungary, Slovenia, Turkey)
arnoldii Dlussky, 1990 (Turkmenistan)
atlantis Santschi, 1920 (Greece, Iran, Tunisia, Turkey)
   • Plagiolepis maura kabyla Santschi, 1920
   • Plagiolepis perperamus Salata, Borowiec & Radchenko, 2018
   • Plagiolepis schmitzi crosi Santschi, 1920

B

balestrierii Menozzi, 1939 (India, Pakistan)
barbara Santschi, 1911 (Canary Islands, Egypt, Iran, Morocco, Turkey)
   • Plagiolepis maura Santschi, 1920

bicolor Forel, 1901 (New Guinea)
boltoni Sharaf & Aldawood, 2011 (Oman, Saudi Arabia)
breviscapa Collingwood & van Harten, 2005 (Yemen)
brunni Mayr, 1895 (Benin, Guinea, Kenya, Mozambique, South Africa, United Republic of Tanzania, Zimbabwe)
brunni nilotica Mayr, 1904 (Eritrea, Sudan)
brunni pubescens Forel, 1913 (Zimbabwe)

C

calva Radchenko, 1996 (Turkmenistan)
capensis Mayr, 1865 (South Africa)
cardiocarenis Chang & He, 2002 (China)
chirindensis Arnold, 1949 (Zimbabwe)
clarki Wheeler, W.M., 1934 (Australia)
clarki impasta Wheeler, W.M., 1934 (Australia)
compressa Radchenko, 1996 (Turkmenistan)

D

decora Santschi, 1914 (Kenya, South Africa)
delaugerrei Casevitz-Weulersse, 2014 (France)
demangei Santschi, 1920 (China, Vietnam)
deweti Forel, 1904 (South Africa)
dichroa Forel, 1902 (Bangladesh, India)
dlusskyi Radchenko, 1996 (Armenia, Kyrgyzstan)

E

exigua Forel, 1894 (China, India, Madagascar, New Guinea, Seychelles, Sri Lanka, United Arab Emirates)
exigua quadrimaculata Forel, 1902 (Australia, New Caledonia)

F

flavescens Collingwood, 1976 (Democratic Peoples Republic of Korea, Japan, Republic of Korea)
funicularis Santschi, 1919 (South Africa)
fuscula Emery, 1895 (Mozambique, South Africa)

G

grassei Le Masne, 1956 (France, Iberian Peninsula, Italy, Spain)

H

hoggarensis Bernard, 1981 (Algeria)

I

intermedia Emery, 1895 (Botswana, Lesotho, South Africa)
intermedia minutula Emery, 1921 (South Africa)
invadens Seifert, 2020 (Germany)

J

jerdonii Forel, 1894 (China, India, Sri Lanka)
jouberti Forel, 1910 (Kenya, South Africa)
juddi Sharaf & Aldawood, 2011 (Saudi Arabia, Yemen)

K

karawajewi Radchenko, 1989 (Greece, Russian Federation, Ukraine)

L

livingstonei Santschi, 1926 (Zambia, Zimbabwe)
longwang Terayama, 2009 (Taiwan)
lucidula Wheeler, W.M., 1934 (Australia)

M

madecassa Forel, 1892 (Comoros, Madagascar, Mauritius, Mayotte, Seychelles)
manczshurica Ruzsky, 1905 (China, Russian Federation)
mediorufa Forel, 1916 (Democratic Republic of Congo, Ivory Coast)
moelleri Bingham, 1903 (India)
montivaga Arnold, 1958 (Lesotho, Zimbabwe)

N

nitida Karavaiev, 1935 (Cambodia)
nynganensis McAreavey, 1949 (Australia)

P

pallescens Forel, 1889 (Albania, Armenia, Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Channel Islands, China, Croatia, Czech Republic, Democratic Peoples Republic of Korea, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iran, Israel, Kyrgyzstan, Mongolia, Montenegro, Republic of Korea, Romania, Russian Federation, Slovenia, Spain, Switzerland, Turkey, Ukraine, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland)
   • Plagiolepis barbara pyrenaica Emery, 1921
   • Plagiolepis maura ancyrensis Santschi, 1920
   • Plagiolepis maura taurica Santschi, 1920
   • Plagiolepis satunini Karavaiev, 1931
   • Plagiolepis vindobonensis Lomnicki, 1925

pallescens elguerrhae Karavaiev, 1931 (Algeria)
pallescens isis Santschi, 1938 (Egypt, Israel)
pallescens sordida Santschi, 1920 (Tunisia)
pictipes Santschi, 1914 (Kenya)
pissina Roger, 1863 (Sri Lanka)
pontii Menozzi, 1939 (India, Pakistan)
puncta Forel, 1910 (Lesotho, Seychelles, South Africa)
pygmaea (Latreille, 1798) (Afghanistan, Andorra, Armenia, Austria, Balearic Islands, Belgium, Bulgaria, Canary Islands, China, Croatia, Czech Republic, France, Georgia, Germany, Gibraltar, Greece, Hungary, Iberian Peninsula, Iran, Israel, Italy, Malta, Montenegro, Morocco, Portugal, Republic of Macedonia, Romania, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain, Switzerland, Turkey)
   • Micromyrma dufourii Perris, 1878
   • Plagiolepis pygmaea obscuriscapus Santschi, 1923

pygmaea bulawayensis Arnold, 1922 (Zimbabwe)
pygmaea mima Arnold, 1922 (Zimbabwe)
pygmaea minu Forel, 1911 (Turkey)

R

regis Karavaiev, 1931 (Kazakhstan)
rogeri Forel, 1894 (India)

S

schmitzii Forel, 1895 (Algeria, Balearic Islands, Canary Islands, Gibraltar, Iberian Peninsula, Iran, Morocco, Portugal, Republic of Macedonia, Saudi Arabia, Spain, Tunisia)
   • Plagiolepis barbara canariensis Santschi, 1920
   • Plagiolepis barbara madeirensis Emery, 1921
   • Plagiolepis maura polygyna Santschi, 1922
   • Plagiolepis schmitzi tingitana Santschi, 1936

schmitzii gaetula Santschi, 1936 (Morocco)
simoni Emery, 1921 (Lesotho)
squamulosa Wheeler, W.M., 1934 (Australia)
sudanica Weber, 1943 (Sudan)

V

vanderkelleni Forel, 1901 (Angola)
vanderkelleni polita Santschi, 1914 (South Africa)
vanderkelleni tricolor Forel, 1910 (Botswana)
vladileni Radchenko, 1996 (Turkmenistan)

W

wilsoni (Clark, 1934) (Australia)

X

xene Stärcke, 1936 (Andorra, Balearic Islands, Croatia, Czech Republic, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Iberian Peninsula, Italy, Montenegro, Russian Federation, Slovenia, Spain, Switzerland, Turkey, Ukraine)

Fossil Species

K

klinsmanni Mayr, 1868 (Bartonian, Middle to Late Eocene

Baltic amber, Baltic Sea region)
kuenowi Mayr, 1868 (Bartonian, Middle to Late Eocene

Baltic amber, Baltic Sea region)

L

labilis Emery, 1891 (Late/Upper Miocene

Sicilian amber, Italy)

M

minutissima Dlussky, 2002 (Priabonian, Late Eocene

Rovno amber, Ukraine)

P

paradoxa Dlussky, 2010 (Bartonian, Middle to Late Eocene

Bitterfeld amber, Sachsen-Anhalt, Germany)

S

singularis Mayr, 1868 (Bartonian, Middle to Late Eocene

Baltic amber, Baltic Sea region)
solitaria Mayr, 1868 (Bartonian, Middle to Late Eocene

Baltic amber, Baltic Sea region)
squamifera Mayr, 1868 (Bartonian, Middle to Late Eocene

Baltic amber, Baltic Sea region)
succini André, 1895 (Bartonian, Middle to Late Eocene

Baltic amber, Baltic Sea region)

W

wheeleri Dlussky, 2010 (Bartonian, Middle to Late Eocene

Baltic amber, Baltic Sea region)