Lepisiota monardi

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Lepisiota monardi
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Plagiolepidini
Genus: Lepisiota
Species: L. monardi
Binomial name
Lepisiota monardi
(Santschi, 1930)

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Subspecies

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Angola (type locality), Benin, Guinea, Mali, Mali.


Distribution based on AntMaps

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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.

  • monardi. Acantholepis monardi Santschi, 1930b: 74, figs. 7, 8 (w.) ANGOLA. Combination in Lepisiota: Bolton, 1995b: 228. Current subspecies: nominal plus australis (unresolved junior homonym).

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. 1930b. Résultats de la Mission scientifique suisse en Angola, 1928-1929. Formicides de l'Angola. Rev. Suisse Zool. 37: 53-81 (page 74, figs. 7, 8 worker described)