Lepisiota capensis guineensis

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Lepisiota capensis guineensis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Plagiolepidini
Genus: Lepisiota
Species: L. capensis
Subspecies: L. capensis guineensis
Trinomial name
Lepisiota capensis guineensis
(Mayr, 1902)

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Ghana (type locality), Ivory Coast, Kenya.


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Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • guineensis. Acantholepis capensis var. guineensis Mayr, 1902: 296 (w.) GHANA. Combination in Lepisiota: Bolton, 1995b: 227.

Description

References

  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 227, Combination in Lepisiota)
  • Mayr, G. 1902. Hymenopterologische Miscellen. Verh. K-K. Zool.-Bot. Ges. Wien 52: 287-303 (page 296, worker described)