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Species: Plagiolepis brunni   Mayr, 1895 

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See Also:

Plagiolepis brunni nilotica, Plagiolepis brunni pubescens

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Extant: 2 valid subspecies

Plagiolepis brunni Mayr, 1895 PDF: 148 (w.) MOZAMBIQUE. Afrotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Forel, 1914d PDF: 248 (q.m.).
See also: Arnold, 1922 PDF: 604.


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

Distribution Notes:

Reference for Kenya if not type: Santschi 1914b


Caste of types: (w)

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Scientific Name Status Publication Pages ModsID GoogleMaps
Plagiolepis brunni   Santschi, F., 1914, Formicidae., Voyage de Ch. Alluaud et R. Jeannel en Afrique Orientale (1911 - 1912). Résultats scientifiques. Hyménoptères 2, pp. 41-148: 121, (download) 121 8111
Plagiolepis brunni   Forel, A., 1910, Note sur quelques fourmis d'Afrique., Annales de la Societe Entomologique de Belgique 54, pp. 421-458: 449, (download) 449 4026
Plagiolepis brunni nov. spec.  Mayr, G., 1895, Afrikanische Formiciden., Annalen des Naturhistorischen Museums in Wien 10, pp. 124-154: 148-149, (download) 148-149 4387

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in tropical dry forest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times nesting in crack in trunks of clove tree, 1 times ex dead twig, 1 times Corn cultive, 1 times Thatched roof.

Elevations: collected at 450 m

Type specimens: syntype of Plagiolepis brunni: casent0915711

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