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Species: Lepisiota incisa   (Forel, 1913) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Acantholepis capensis r. incisa Forel, 1913b PDF: 338 (w.) DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO. Afrotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Combination in Lepisiota: Bolton, 1995b: 227.
Raised to species: Collingwood, 1985 PDF: 295.


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Angola, Democratic Republic of Congo, South Africa, Zimbabwe
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Distribution Notes:

Reference for Kenya if not type: Santschi 1914b


Caste of types: (w)

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 10 times found in grassland, 9 times found in Urban garden in grassland, 3 times found in Gold Reef Mountain Bushveld, 1 times found in Urban garden.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 7 times leaf litter.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 8 times Pitfall trap, 8 times Hand collected, 8 times Winkler.

Elevations: collected from 1246 - 1739 meters, 1483 meters average

Type specimens: syntype of Lepisiota incisa: casent0909876

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