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Species: Lepisiota foreli   (Arnold, 1920) 

Classification:
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See Also:

Lepisiota foreli convexa, Lepisiota foreli impressa

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Extant: 2 valid subspecies

Acantholepis foreli Arnold, 1920a PDF: 564, pl. 18, fig. 121 (w.) ZIMBABWE. Afrotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Combination in Lepisiota: Bolton, 1995b: 227.
Current subspecies: nominal plus Lepisiota foreli convexa, Lepisiota foreli impressa.

Distribution:

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

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in Kathu Bushveld, dominated by Tarchonanthus camphoratus.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 1 times Pitfall trap, 5 days.

Elevations: collected at 1213 m

Type specimens: Syntype: sam-ent-011869, sam-ent-011870, sam-ent-011983; syntype of Lepisiota foreli: casent0903152



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