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Genus: Anoplolepis   Santschi, 1914 

Classification:

Current Valid Name:



Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2023)

Extant: 10 valid species, 5 valid subspecies

Anoplolepis Santschi, 1914b PDF: 123 [as subgenus of Plagiolepis]. Type-species: Formica longipes, by monotypy. AntCat AntWiki

Taxonomic history

Anoplolepis in Formicinae: Agosti, 1991 PDF: 295, 296 [part in Oecophylla genus group, part in Pseudolasius genus group].
Anoplolepis as genus: Emery, 1925d PDF: 16; Santschi, 1926a PDF: 13; subsequent authors; Bolton, 1995b: 20; Bolton, 2003 PDF: 23, 95, 267.
Anoplolepis as senior synonym of Zealleyella: Bolton, 2003 PDF: 96, 267.
Genus Anoplolepis catalogues
Dalla Torre, 1893 PDF: 172 (as part of Plagiolepis); Wheeler, 1922: 931, 1036 (Afrotropical, Malagasy); Emery, 1925d PDF: 16; Chapman & Capco, 1951 PDF: 213 (Asia); Kempf, 1972b PDF: 22 (Neotropical); Taylor & Brown, 1985: 108 (Australia); Bolton, 1995b: 66; Bolton, 2003 PDF: 267; Fisher & Bolton, 2016: 196 (Afrotropical, Malagasy checklist).
Genus Anoplolepis references
Arnold, 1922 PDF: 593 (South Africa, species); Emery, 1925d PDF: 16 (diagnosis); Santschi, 1926a PDF: 13 (subgenera diagnoses); Santschi, 1937g PDF: 83 (subgenera key); Prins, 1982 PDF: 235 (South Africa Anoplolepis (Zealleyella) partial revision, key); Dlussky & Fedoseeva, 1988: 77 (synoptic classification); Bolton, 1994: 51 (synoptic classification); Bolton, 1995a PDF: 1048 (census); Collingwood & Agosti, 1996 PDF: 362 (Saudi Arabia species key); Shattuck, 1999: 88 (Australia synopsis); Bolton, 2003 PDF: 267 (diagnosis); Fisher & Bolton, 2016: 194 (diagnosis); Cantone, 2017 PDF: 148 (brief male diagnosis); Borowiec & Salata, 2022 PDF: 56 (diagnosis).
Genus Anoplolepis references note
Prior to 2003 references may also include Tapinolepis.
// Distribution

Distribution:

  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Botswana, Cameroon, Central African Republic, Congo, Democratic Republic of Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Kenya, Lesotho, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, Reunion, Seychelles, Somalia, South Africa, Swaziland, Tanzania, Zambia, Zimbabwe
    Americas: Chile, Mexico, United States
    Asia: Bangladesh, Borneo, Brunei, Cambodia, China, India, Indonesia, Japan, Krakatau Islands, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Nicobar Island, Philippines, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Thailand, United Arab Emirates, Vietnam, Yemen
    Europe: Greece, United Kingdom
    Oceania: Australia, Cook Islands, Fiji, French Polynesia, Guam, Hawaii, Kiribati, Marshall Islands, Micronesia, New Caledonia, Niue, Northern Mariana Islands, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tokelau, Tonga, 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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