Collingwood & Agosti, 1996
Nothing is known about the biology of Lepisiota riyadha.
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The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's Online Catalogue of the Ants of the World.
- riyadha. Lepisiota riyadha Collingwood & Agosti, 1996: 368 (w.) SAUDI ARABIA.
Unless otherwise noted the text for the remainder of this section is reported from the publication that includes the original description.
Holotype: HW 0.50; SL 1.01; range: HW 0.47-0.63; SL 1.00-1.25.
The colour and body size is as in Lepisiota frauenfeldi but the antennal scapes are much longer, 51 199-205. There are no erect hairs on the alitrunk. The petiole spines are well developed but not so long relatively as in Lepisiota gracilicornis and Lepisiota opaciventris, the other long-scaped species.
Holotype: worker, Saudi Arabia, Riyadh Agricultural Station, 27.III.1983, C. A. Collingwood. - Paratypes: 5 workers, same series as holotype.