Lepisiota mlanjiensis

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Lepisiota mlanjiensis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Plagiolepidini
Genus: Lepisiota
Species: L. mlanjiensis
Binomial name
Lepisiota mlanjiensis
(Arnold, 1946)



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Malawi (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps


Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's New General Catalogue, a catalogue of the world's ants.

  • mlanjiensis. Acantholepis mlanjiensis Arnold, 1946: 64, fig. 16 (w.) MALAWI. Combination in Lepisiota: Bolton, 1995b: 228.



  • Arnold, G. 1946. New species of African Hymenoptera. No. 6. Occas. Pap. Natl. Mus. South. Rhod. 2: 49-97 (page 64, fig. 16 worker described)
  • 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)

References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • IZIKO South Africa Museum Collection