Plagiolepis grassei

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Plagiolepis grassei
Conservation status
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Plagiolepidini
Genus: Plagiolepis
Species: P. grassei
Binomial name
Plagiolepis grassei
Le Masne, 1956

Plagiolepis grassei is an inquiline in the nest of Plagiolepis pygmaea. It is known to produce workers along with sexual offspring.

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Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Palaearctic Region: France (type locality), Iberian Peninsula, Italy, Spain.


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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.

  • grassei. Plagiolepis grassei Le Masne, 1956: 673 (w.q.m.) FRANCE. See also: Passera, 1969: 327.

Description

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