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Species: Lepisiota crinita   (Mayr, 1895) 

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Lepisiota crinita_cf

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Acantholepis crinita Mayr, 1895 PDF: 149 (w.) SOUTH AFRICA. Afrotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Combination in Lepisiota: Bolton, 1995b: 227.


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: South Africa, Zimbabwe
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Distribution Notes:

Reference for Kenya if not type: Espira, 2001

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 5 times found in grassland, 3 times found in Sclerocarya - Bolusanthus Open Woodland (in Sekhukhune Mountain Bushveld), 3 times found in Acacia Closed Woodland (in Sekhukhune Plains Bushveld), 3 times found in Ohrigstad Mountain Bushveld, 2 times found in Lydenburg Montane Grassland, 2 times found in Lydenburg Thornveld, 1 times found in Euclea-Seersia Open Shrubland (in Sekhukhune Plains Bushveld), 1 times found in Lydenburgia - Euclea Open Woodland (in Sekhukhune Mountain Bushveld).

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times leaf litter.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 7 times Hand collected, 12 times Pitfall trap, 1 times Winkler.

Elevations: collected from 937 - 1800 meters, 1273 meters average

Type specimens: syntype of Acantholepis crinita: casent0915718

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