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Species: Lepisiota hirsuta   (Santschi, 1914) 

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Lepisiota hirsuta setosella

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Extant: 1 valid subspecies

Acantholepis capensis st. hirsuta Santschi, 1914b: 124, fig. 26 (w.) KENYA. Afrotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Combination in Lepisiota: Bolton, 1995b: 227.
Raised to species: Santschi, 1935a PDF: 273.
Current subspecies: nominal plus Lepisiota hirsuta setosella.


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


Caste of types: (w)

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in miombo woodland.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times under stone, 1 times nest under a stone.

Elevations: collected from 1650 - 2420 meters, 2035 meters average

Type specimens: syntype of Lepisiota hirsuta: casent0912390; Type of unavailable quadrinomial: Lepisiota capensis hirsuta elevata: casent0909875

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