Lepisiota modesta

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Lepisiota modesta
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Plagiolepidini
Genus: Lepisiota
Species: L. modesta
Binomial name
Lepisiota modesta
(Forel, 1894)

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Specimen Labels



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Oriental Region: India (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps


Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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

  • modesta. Acantholepis modesta Forel, 1894c: 412 (diagnosis in key) (w.) INDIA. Combination in Lepisiota: Bolton, 1995b: 228.



References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • Dias R. K. S., and K. R. K. Anuradha Kosgamage. 2012. Occurrence and species diversity of ground-dwelling worker ants (Family: Formicidae) in selected lands in the dry zone of Sri Lanka. J. Sci. Univ. Kelaniya 7: 55-72.