Lepisiota piliscapa

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Lepisiota piliscapa
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Plagiolepidini
Genus: Lepisiota
Species: L. piliscapa
Binomial name
Lepisiota piliscapa
(Santschi, 1935)

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Specimen Labels

Subspecies

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Democratic Republic of Congo (type locality).


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.

  • piliscapa. Acantholepis piliscapa Santschi, 1935a: 273 (w.) DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO. Combination in Lepisiota: Bolton, 1995b: 228. Current subspecies: nominal plus longipilosa, punctifrons.

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. 1935a. Fourmis du Musée du Congo Belge. Rev. Zool. Bot. Afr. 27: 254-285 (page 273, worker described)