Lepisiota semenovi

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Lepisiota semenovi
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Plagiolepidini
Genus: Lepisiota
Species: L. semenovi
Binomial name
Lepisiota semenovi
(Ruzsky, 1905)

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Specimen Labels

Synonyms

Pashaei Rad et al. (2018) found this species in Iran in a montane area with moderate rainfall.

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Palaearctic Region: Iran, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russian Federation (type locality).


Distribution based on AntMaps

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Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • arnoldovi. Acantholepis frauenfeldi var. arnoldovi Ruzsky, 1905b: 462 (w.) KAZAKHSTAN. Combination in Lepisiota: Bolton, 1995b: 226. Junior synonym of semenovi: Dlussky, Soyunov & Zabelin, 1990: 163.
  • semenovi. Acantholepis frauenfeldi var. semenovi Ruzsky, 1905b: 461 (w.) RUSSIA. Combination in Lepisiota: Bolton, 1995b: 228. Subspecies of frauenfeldi: Kuznetsov-Ugamsky, 1929c: 485. Raised to species: Pisarski, 1967: 410; Dlussky & Zabelin, 1985: 235. Senior synonym of arnoldovi, coriacea, deserticola, halinae, integrisquama, latisquama, litoralis, mediorubra, transcaspiensis, turkmena and material of the unavailable names infumata, minuta referred here: Dlussky, Soyunov & Zabelin, 1990: 163-165.
  • transcaspiensis. Acantholepis frauenfeldi var. transcaspiensis Santschi, 1917d: 43 (w.) RUSSIA. Karavaiev, 1926e: 188 (q.m.). Combination in Lepisiota: Bolton, 1995b: 228. Subspecies of frauenfeldi: Kuznetsov-Ugamsky, 1929c: 484. Junior synonym of semenovi: Dlussky, Soyunov & Zabelin, 1990: 163.
  • coriacea. Acantholepis frauenfeldi subsp. coriacea Kuznetsov-Ugamsky, 1929c: 487, fig. 10 (w.) KAZAKHSTAN. Combination in Lepisiota: Bolton, 1995b: 227. Junior synonym of semenovi: Dlussky, Soyunov & Zabelin, 1990: 165.
  • deserticola. Acantholepis frauenfeldi subsp. deserticola Kuznetsov-Ugamsky, 1929c: 485, fig. 5 (w.) KAZAKHSTAN. Combination in Lepisiota: Bolton, 1995b: 227. Junior synonym of semenovi: Dlussky, Soyunov & Zabelin, 1990: 165.
  • halinae. Acantholepis frauenfeldi subsp. halinae Kuznetsov-Ugamsky, 1929c: 489, fig. 13 (w.) KAZAKHSTAN. Combination in Lepisiota: Bolton, 1995b: 227. Junior synonym of sericea: Pisarski, 1967: 408; of semenovi: Dlussky, Soyunov & Zabelin, 1990: 165.
  • latisquama. Acantholepis frauenfeldi subsp. latisquama Kuznetsov-Ugamsky, 1929c: 487, fig. 9 (w.) KAZAKHSTAN. Combination in Lepisiota: Bolton, 1995b: 227. Junior synonym of semenovi: Dlussky, Soyunov & Zabelin, 1990: 165.
  • mediorubra. Acantholepis frauenfeldi subsp. mediorubra Kuznetsov-Ugamsky, 1929c: 486, fig. 7 (w.) KAZAKHSTAN. Combination in Lepisiota: Bolton, 1995b: 228. Junior synonym of semenovi: Dlussky, Soyunov & Zabelin, 1990: 165.
  • turkmena. Acantholepis frauenfeldi subsp. turkmena Kuznetsov-Ugamsky, 1929c: 488, fig. 12 (w.) KAZAKHSTAN. Combination in Lepisiota: Bolton, 1995b: 229. Junior synonym of semenovi: Dlussky, Soyunov & Zabelin, 1990: 165.

Description

References

References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

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