Lepisiota capensis issore

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Lepisiota capensis issore
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Plagiolepidini
Genus: Lepisiota
Species: L. capensis
Subspecies: L. capensis issore
Trinomial name
Lepisiota capensis issore
(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 Online Catalogue of the Ants of the World.

  • issore. Acantholepis capensis subsp. issore Weber, 1943c: 383, pl. 16, fig. 27 (w.) SUDAN. Combination in Lepisiota: Bolton, 1995b: 227.

Type Material



  • 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)
  • Weber, N. A. 1943d. The ants of the Imatong Mountains, Anglo-Egyptian Sudan. Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool. 93: 263-389 (page 383, pl. 16, fig. 27 worker described)