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Species: Lepisiota rubrovaria   (Forel, 1910) 

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Lepisiota rubrovaria pilosa

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2020)

Extant: 1 valid subspecies

Acantholepis simplex var. rubrovaria Forel, 1910f PDF: 449 (w.m.) LESOTHO. Afrotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Combination in Lepisiota: Bolton, 1995b: 228.
Status as species: Forel, 1913a PDF: 141; Arnold, 1920a PDF: 562; Wheeler, 1922: 930; Emery, 1925d PDF: 27; Bolton, 1995b: 228.
Current subspecies: nominal plus L. r. pilosa.
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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Lesotho, South Africa, Zimbabwe
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in Calcrete-rich Ohrigstad Mountain Bushveld.

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

Elevations: collected at 750 m

Collect Date Range: collected between 1918-01-30 and 2016-02-13

Type specimens: syntype of Lepisiota rubrovaria: casent0909895; type of Acantholepis rubrovaria pilosa avunculus: casent0903156

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