Lepisiota obtusa

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Lepisiota obtusa
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Plagiolepidini
Genus: Lepisiota
Species: L. obtusa
Binomial name
Lepisiota obtusa
(Emery, 1901)

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Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Eritrea, Ethiopia (type locality), Saudi Arabia.
Palaearctic Region: Israel.


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Biology

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Nomenclature

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

  • obtusa. Acantholepis carbonaria var. obtusa Emery, 1901e: 63 (w.) ETHIOPIA. Combination in Lepisiota: Bolton, 1995b: 228. Raised to species: Collingwood, 1985: 296.

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)
  • Collingwood, C. A. 1985. Hymenoptera: Fam. Formicidae of Saudi Arabia. Fauna Saudi Arab. 7: 230-302 (page 296, Raised to species)
  • Emery, C. 1901e. Spicilegio mirmecologico. Bull. Soc. Entomol. Ital. 33: 57-63 (page 63, worker described)