Lepisiota syriaca

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Lepisiota syriaca
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Plagiolepidini
Genus: Lepisiota
Species: L. syriaca
Binomial name
Lepisiota syriaca
(André, 1881)

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Specimen Labels

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Palaearctic Region: Armenia, Iraq, Israel, Syrian Arab Republic, Turkey.


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.

  • syriaca. Acantholepis frauenfeldi var. syriaca André, 1881b: 61, pl. 3, fig. 8 (w.q.m.) SYRIA. Tohmé, H. & Tohmé, G. 1980c: 521 (l.). Combination in Lepisiota: Bolton, 1995b: 228. Raised to species: Tohmé, H. & Tohmé, G. 1980c: 518. See also: Viehmeyer, 1922: 215.

Description

References

References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

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