Lepisiota frauenfeldi pubescens

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Lepisiota frauenfeldi pubescens
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Plagiolepidini
Genus: Lepisiota
Species: L. frauenfeldi
Subspecies: L. frauenfeldi pubescens
Trinomial name
Lepisiota frauenfeldi pubescens
(Forel, 1892)

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Palaearctic Region: Tunisia (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.

  • pubescens. Acantholepis frauenfeldi var. pubescens Forel, 1892a: 41 (diagnosis in key) (w.) TUNISIA. Combination in Lepisiota: Bolton, 1995b: 228. Currently subspecies of frauenfeldi: Santschi, 1917d: 43.

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)
  • Forel, A. 1892a. Notes myrmécologiques. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Belg. 36: 38-43 (page 41, (diagnosis in key) worker described)
  • Santschi, F. 1917d. Acantholepis Frauenfeldi Mayr et ses variétés. Bull. Soc. Hist. Nat. Afr. Nord 8: 42-48 (page 43, Stirps of frauenfeldi)