Lepisiota frauenfeldi truncata

Every Ant Tells a Story - And Scientists Explain Their Stories Here
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Lepisiota frauenfeldi truncata
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Plagiolepidini
Genus: Lepisiota
Species: L. frauenfeldi
Subspecies: L. frauenfeldi truncata
Trinomial name
Lepisiota frauenfeldi truncata
(Finzi, 1940)

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Palaearctic Region: Tunisia (type locality).


Distribution based on AntMaps

AntMapLegend.png

Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

Check data from AntWeb

Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • truncata. Acantholepis frauenfeldi var. truncata Finzi, 1940: 162 (w.q.) TUNISIA. [First available use of Acantholepis frauenfeldi st. integra var. truncata Santschi, 1917d: 45; unavailable name.] 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)
  • Finzi, B. 1940 [1939]. Formiche della Libia. Mem. Soc. Entomol. Ital. 18: 155-166 (page 162, worker, queen described)