Lepisiota capensis subopaciceps

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Lepisiota capensis subopaciceps
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Plagiolepidini
Genus: Lepisiota
Species: L. capensis
Subspecies: L. capensis subopaciceps
Trinomial name
Lepisiota capensis subopaciceps
(Santschi, 1937)

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Angola (type locality).


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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.

  • subopaciceps. Acantholepis capensis var. subopaciceps Santschi, 1937d: 237 (w.) ANGOLA. Combination in Lepisiota: Bolton, 1995b: 228.

Description

References

  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 228, Combination in Lepisiota)
  • Santschi, F. 1937d. Résultats de la Mission scientifique suisse en Angola (2me voyage) 1932-1933. Fourmis angolaises. Rev. Suisse Zool. 44: 211-250 (page 237, worker described)