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Genus: Anoplolepis   Santschi, 1914 

Classification:

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Extant: 9 valid species, 5 valid subspecies

Anoplolepis Santschi, 1914b: 123 [as subgenus of Plagiolepis]. Type-species: Formica longipes (junior primary homonym in Formica; Formica gracilipes first available replacement name: Bolton, 1995b: 67), by monotypy. AntCat AntWiki

Taxonomic history

Anoplolepis in Formicinae [part in Oecophylla genus group, part in Pseudolasius genus group]: Agosti, 1991 PDF: 295, 296.
Anoplolepis as genus: Emery, 1925d PDF: 16; Santschi, 1926a PDF: 13; all subsequent authors.
Genus Anoplolepis references
Arnold, 1922 PDF: 593 (South Africa, species); Wheeler, 1922: 931, 1036 (Afrotropical, Malagasy catalogues); Emery, 1925d PDF: 16 (diagnosis, catalogue); Santschi, 1926a PDF: 13 (subgenera diagnoses); Santschi, 1937g PDF: 83 (subgenera key); Chapman & Capco, 1951 PDF: 213 (Asia checklist); Kempf, 1972b PDF: 22 (Neotropical catalogue); Prins, 1982 PDF: 235 (South Africa Anoplolepis (Zealleyella) partial revision, key); Taylor & Brown, 1985: 108 (Australia catalogue); Dlussky & Fedoseeva, 1988: 77 (synoptic classification); Bolton, 1994: 51 (synoptic classification); Bolton, 1995a PDF: 1048 (census); Bolton, 1995b: 66 (catalogue); Collingwood & Agosti, 1996 PDF: 362 (Saudi Arabia species key); Shattuck, 1999: 88 (Australia synopsis); Bolton, 2003 PDF: 267 (genus diagnosis); Cantone, 2017 PDF: 148 (brief male diagnosis)

Distribution:

  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Botswana, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Lesotho, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, Reunion, Seychelles, Somalia, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe
    Americas: Mexico
    Asia: Brunei, China, India, Indonesia, Japan, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Yemen
    Europe: United Kingdom
    Oceania: Australia, Cook Islands, Fiji, French Polynesia, Guam, Hawaii, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Micronesia, New Caledonia, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Vanuatu, Wallis and Futuna
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Afrotropical, Australasia, Indomalaya, Malagasy, Nearctic, Neotropical, Oceania, Palearctic
  Native biogeographic regions (according to species list records):
    Afrotropical

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Scientific Name Status Publication Pages ModsID GoogleMaps
Anoplolepis   Santschi, F., 1926, Trois notes myrmécologiques., Annales de la Société Entomologique de France 95, pp. 13-28: 13, (download) 13 3616
Plagiolepis   Santschi, F., 1926, Trois notes myrmécologiques., Annales de la Société Entomologique de France 95, pp. 13-28: 13, (download) 13 3616
Anoplolepis   Santschi, F., 1926, Trois notes myrmécologiques., Annales de la Société Entomologique de France 95, pp. 13-28: 13, (download) 13 3616
Anoplolepis   Santschi, F., 1914, Formicidae., Voyage de Ch. Alluaud et R. Jeannel en Afrique Orientale (1911 - 1912). Résultats scientifiques. Hyménoptères 2, pp. 41-148: 123, (download) 123 8111


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