Lepisiota rothneyi

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

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Specimen Labels

Subspecies

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Oriental Region: Bangladesh, India (type locality).
Palaearctic Region: China.


Distribution based on AntMaps

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Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's Online Catalogue of the Ants of the World.

  • rothneyi. Plagiolepis rothneyi Forel, 1894c: 415 (w.) INDIA. Combination in Acantholepis (Lepisiota): Santschi, 1926a: 15; in Lepisiota: Bolton, 1995b: 228. Current subspecies: nominal plus splendida, sundaica, taivanae, watsonii, wroughtonii.

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)
  • Forel, A. 1894c. Les Formicides de l'Empire des Indes et de Ceylan. Part IV. J. Bombay Nat. Hist. Soc. 8: 396-420 (page 415, worker described)
  • Santschi, F. 1926a. Trois notes myrmécologiques. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Fr. 95: 13-28 (page 15, Combination in Acantholepis (Lepisiota))

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