Lepisiota dolabellae

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Lepisiota dolabellae
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Plagiolepidini
Genus: Lepisiota
Species: L. dolabellae
Binomial name
Lepisiota dolabellae
(Forel, 1911)

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Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Palaearctic Region: Greece, Iran, Israel, Turkey (type locality).

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

  • dolabellae. Acantholepis frauenfeldi var. dolabellae Forel, 1911d: 351 (w.) TURKEY. Combination in Lepisiota: Bolton, 1995b: 227. Forel, 1913d: 433 (q.m.). Raised to species: Collingwood, 1985: 294.



  • 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)
  • Collingwood, C. A. 1985. Hymenoptera: Fam. Formicidae of Saudi Arabia. Fauna Saudi Arab. 7: 230-302 (page 294, Raised to species)
  • Forel, A. 1911f. Fourmis nouvelles ou intéressantes. Bull. Soc. Vaudoise Sci. Nat. 47: 331-400 (page 351, worker described)
  • Forel, A. 1913d. Fourmis de la faune méditerranéenne récoltées par MM. U. et J. Sahlberg. Rev. Suisse Zool. 21: 427-438 (page 433, queen, male described)