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Species: Lepisiota simplex   (Forel, 1892) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2020)

Acantholepis simplex Forel, 1892a PDF: 43 (diagnosis in key) (w.) SOMALIA. Afrotropic. Primary type information: Somalia, coll. Keller; CASENT0909878; MHNG AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Combination in Lepisiota: Bolton, 1995b: 228.
Forel, 1892e PDF: 351 (m.).
// Distribution


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

Specimen Habitat Summary

Collect Date Range: collected between 1942-11-01 and 2008-04-19

Type specimens: syntype of Lepisiota capensis simplex: casent0909878

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