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Species: Plagiolepis puncta   Forel, 1910 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Plagiolepis pygmaea var. punctum Forel, 1910f PDF: 448 (w.m.) SOUTH AFRICA. Afrotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Arnold, 1922 PDF: 602 (q.).
Raised to species: Emery, 1921d PDF: 317; Emery, 1925d PDF: 21.


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

Distribution Notes:

Cabo Verde


probably a junior synonym of P. alluaudi Emery, 1893

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 2 times found in Lydenburg Montane Grassland, 1 times found in Garden.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times Pot plant.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 2 times Pitfall trap, 1 times pooter.

Elevations: collected from 183 - 1950 meters, 1311 meters average

Type specimens: syntype of Plagiolepis puncta: casent0909855

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