Lepisiota capensis acholli

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Lepisiota capensis acholli
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Plagiolepidini
Genus: Lepisiota
Species: L. capensis
Subspecies: L. capensis acholli
Trinomial name
Lepisiota capensis acholli
(Weber, 1943)



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Sudan (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.

  • acholli. Acantholepis capensis subsp. acholli Weber, 1943c: 382, pl. 16, fig. 26 (w.q.) SUDAN. Combination in Lepisiota: Bolton, 1995b: 226.

Type Material



  • 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)
  • Weber, N. A. 1943d. The ants of the Imatong Mountains, Anglo-Egyptian Sudan. Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool. 93: 263-389 (page 382, pl. 16, fig. 26 worker, queen described)