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Species: Lepisiota imperfecta   (Santschi, 1926) 

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Lepisiota imperfecta congolensis

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2018)

Extant: 1 valid subspecies

Acantholepis imperfecta Santschi, 1926a PDF: 27 (w.) ZIMBABWE. Afrotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Combination in Lepisiota: Bolton, 1995b: 227.
Current subspecies: nominal plus Lepisiota imperfecta congolensis.

Distribution:

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

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 15 times found in grassland, 2 times found in Gold Reef Mountain Bushveld, 2 times found in Maize field, 3 times found in Rehabilitated waste rock dump, 18 degree slope, 2 times found in Kathu Bushveld, dominated by Tarchonanthus camphoratus, 2 times found in Lydenburgia - Euclea Open Woodland (in Sekhukhune Mountain Bushveld), 2 times found in Bushmanland Arid Grassland, Central Namib) times found in Desert (VEGTYPE, 1 times found in Bushmanland Inselberg Shrubland, 1 times found in Kathu Bushveld; Acacia erioloba woodland, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 3 times leaf litter, 3 times 0.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 14 times Hand collected, 10 times Pitfall trap, 6 times Pitfall trap, 5 days, 4 times Winkler.

Elevations: collected from 100 - 1829 meters, 1279 meters average

Type specimens: syntype of Lepisiota imperfecta: casent0903158, casent0912393



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