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Species: Lepisiota obtusa   (Emery, 1901) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Acantholepis carbonaria var. obtusa Emery, 1901e PDF: 63 (w.) ETHIOPIA. Afrotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Combination in Lepisiota: Bolton, 1995b: 228.
Raised to species: Collingwood, 1985 PDF: 296.


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Eritrea, Ethiopia
    Asia: Saudi Arabia, Yemen
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Afrotropical, Palearctic

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in wadi, dry sandy riverbed, 1 times found in rocky outcrop with acacia.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 2 times ground forager(s).

Elevations: collected from 490 - 1415 meters, 721 meters average

Type specimens: syntype of Acantholepis carbonaria obtusa: casent0905150

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