Lepisiota ajjer

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Lepisiota ajjer
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Plagiolepidini
Genus: Lepisiota
Species: L. ajjer
Binomial name
Lepisiota ajjer
(Bernard, 1953)

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Specimen Labels



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Palaearctic Region: Algeria (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps


Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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

  • ajjer. Acantholepis ajjer Bernard, 1953a: 181, fig. 7 (w.m.) ALGERIA. Combination in Lepisiota: Bolton, 1995b: 226. See also: Bernard & Cagniant, 1963: 162.

Type Material



  • Bernard, F. 1953a. Les fourmis du Tassili des Ajjer. Pp. 121-250 in: Bernard, F. (ed.) Mission scientifique au Tassili des Ajjer (1949). Volume I. Recherches zoologiques et médicales. Paris: P. Lechevalier, 302 pp. (page 181, fig. 7 worker, male described)
  • Bernard, F.; Cagniant, H. 1963 [1962]. Capture au Hoggar de trois Acantholepis nouveaux pour ce massif avec observations sur leurs modes de vie (Hym. Formicidae). Bull. Soc. Entomol. Fr. 67: 161-164 (page 162, see also)
  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 226, Combination in Lepisiota)