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Species: Lepisiota arnoldi   (Forel, 1913) 

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Lepisiota arnoldi mota

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2017)

1 subspecies

Acantholepis arnoldi Forel, 1913a PDF: 142 (w.) ZIMBABWE. Afrotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Combination in Lepisiota: Bolton, 1995b: 226.
Current subspecies: nominal plus Lepisiota arnoldi mota.
See also: Arnold, 1920a PDF: 563.


Afrotropical Region: Africa, Eastern Africa, Gauteng, Mpumalanga, South Africa, Southern Africa, Zimbabwe

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 2 times found in Sekhukhune Montane Grassland, 1 times found in grassland.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 2 times hand collected, 1 times Pitfall Trap.

Elevations: collected from 1369 - 1400 meters, 1389 meters average

Type specimens: syntype of Lepisiota arnoldi: casent0903157, casent0909870

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