Lepisiota

Mohamed, S., Zalat, S. & Fadl, H., 2001, Taxonomy of ant species (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) collected by pitfall traps from Sinai and Delta region, Egypt., Egyptian Journal of Natural History 3, pp. 40-61: 46

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scientific name

Lepisiota
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Genus Lepisiota  HNS  Santschi, 1926

Acantholepis Mayr  HNS  , 1861: Europ. Formicid.42.Wien.

Lepisiota  HNS  Santschi, 1926: Bolton, 1994, Identification guide to the ant genera of the world 222pp.

Type-species: Hypoclinea frauenfeldi Mayr  HNS  , 1855: Verh. Zool Bot. Ges. Wien. 5:378.

This genus has been known as Acantholepis Mayr  HNS  ,1861 for about 130 years but this name is a junior homonym of Acantholepis Krayr  HNS  , 1846. Lepisiota  HNS  Santschi, 1926 is the first available replacement name (Bolton, 1994). The new combination was then designated by Bolton five years later in the new general catalogue of the ants of the world (Bolton 1995).

Distribution: Palaearctic, Ethiopian & Oriental regions.

Kingdom

Animalia

Phylum

Arthropoda

Class

Insecta

Order

Hymenoptera

Family

Formicidae

Loc

Lepisiota

Mohamed, S., Zalat, S. & Fadl, H. 2001
2001
Loc

Hypoclinea frauenfeldi

Mayr 1855
1855