Checklist of Lepisiota species

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Lepisiota
Formicinae
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Lepisiota capensis
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Distribution
Lepisiota Species Richness.png
Species Richness
Statistics
Valid Species 137
Invalid Species 11
Fossils 0
Countries Occupied 78
Year Described 1990
First Species Described 1855
Last Species Described 2020

The following species and subspecies belong to the genus Lepisiota. Synonyms are listed under their senior names. For valid names only see Lepisiota species and for distribution information see Lepisiota species by Country.

A

acuta Xu, Z., 1994 (China)
affinis (Santschi, 1937) (Kenya)
ajjer (Bernard, 1953) (Algeria)
albata (Santschi, 1935) (Democratic Republic of Congo)
alexis (Santschi, 1937) (Zimbabwe)
alexis dulcis (Santschi, 1937) (Angola)
ambigua (Santschi, 1935) (Democratic Republic of Congo)
angolensis (Santschi, 1937) (Angola, Ivory Coast)
annandalei (Mukerjee, 1930) (India)
arabica (Collingwood, 1985) (Saudi Arabia)
arenaria (Arnold, 1920) (Zimbabwe)
arnoldi (Forel, 1913) (Zimbabwe)
arnoldi mota (Santschi, 1937) (Angola)
aurea (Karavaiev, 1933) (Indonesia)
aurea punctaticeps (Wheeler, W.M., 1935) (Philippines)

B

bipartita (Smith, F., 1861) (Greece, India, Iran, Israel, Lebanon, Saudi Arabia)

C

cacozela (Stitz, 1916) (Benin, Congo, Ivory Coast)
canescens (Emery, 1897) (Guinea, Israel, Kenya, Saudi Arabia, Somalia)
canescens latior (Santschi, 1935) (Democratic Republic of Congo)
capensis (Mayr, 1862) (Botswana, Canary Islands, China, Comoros, Eritrea, India, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Madagascar, Mozambique, Namibia, Sierra Leone, South Africa, Sri Lanka)
capensis acholli (Weber, 1943) (Sudan)
capensis anceps (Forel, 1916) (Democratic Republic of Congo, Kenya)
capensis guineensis (Mayr, 1902) (Ghana, Ivory Coast, Kenya)
capensis issore (Weber, 1943) (Sudan)
capensis junodi (Forel, 1916) (South Africa)
capensis laevis (Santschi, 1913) (Senegal)
capensis minuta (Forel, 1916) (South Africa)
capensis simplicoides (Forel, 1907) (South Africa)
capensis specularis (Santschi, 1935) (Democratic Republic of Congo)
capensis subopaciceps (Santschi, 1937) (Angola)
capensis thoth (Weber, 1943) (Sudan)
capitata (Forel, 1913) (Democratic Republic of Congo)
carbonaria (Emery, 1892) (Djibouti, Saudi Arabia, Somalia)
   • Acantholepis capensis depilis Emery, 1897

carbonaria baumi (Forel, 1910) (Angola)
caucasica (Santschi, 1917)
chapmani (Wheeler, W.M., 1935) (Philippines)
crinita (Mayr, 1895) (Kenya, South Africa)
curta (Emery, 1897) (Somalia)

D

dammama Collingwood & Agosti, 1996 (Saudi Arabia)
dendrophila (Arnold, 1949) (Zimbabwe)
deplanata (Stitz, 1911) (United Republic of Tanzania)
depressa (Santschi, 1914) (Kenya)
dhofara Collingwood & Agosti, 1996 (Oman, Saudi Arabia)
dolabellae (Forel, 1911) (Greece, Iran, Israel, Turkey)

E

egregia (Forel, 1913) (Ivory Coast, Zimbabwe)
egregia santschii (Arnold, 1920) (Zimbabwe)
elbazi Sharaf & Hita Garcia, 2020 (Oman)
elegantissima Collingwood & van Harten, 2011 (United Arab Emirates)
elevata (Santschi, 1937) (Zimbabwe)
emmelii (Kutter, 1932) (Indonesia)
erythraea (Forel, 1910) (Eritrea, Ethiopia, Saudi Arabia)

F

fergusoni (Forel, 1895) (India)
foreli (Arnold, 1920) (Zimbabwe)
foreli convexa (Arnold, 1920) (Zimbabwe)
foreli impressa (Arnold, 1920) (Zimbabwe)
frauenfeldi (Mayr, 1855) (Afghanistan, Albania, Armenia, Azerbaijan, Balearic Islands, Bulgaria, Croatia, Georgia, Greece, India, Iran, Israel, Malta, Montenegro, Republic of Macedonia, Réunion, Spain, Sri Lanka, Turkey)
   • Acantholepis frauenfeldi azerbeidzhanica Karavaiev, 1932

frauenfeldi aegyptiaca (Finzi, 1936) (Egypt, Israel)
frauenfeldi atlantis (Santschi, 1917) (Algeria, Malta)
frauenfeldi barbara (Santschi, 1917) (Tunisia)
frauenfeldi ferganica (Kuznetsov-Ugamsky, 1929) (Kazakhstan)
frauenfeldi integra (Forel, 1894) (Afghanistan, India)
frauenfeldi kantarensis (Forel, 1911) (Algeria, Canary Islands)
frauenfeldi kassansai (Tarbinsky, 1976) (Kyrgyzstan)
frauenfeldi libanica (Santschi, 1921) (Syrian Arab Republic)
frauenfeldi marocana (Santschi, 1936) (Morocco)
frauenfeldi pubescens (Forel, 1892) (Tunisia)
frauenfeldi saharensis (Santschi, 1917) (Algeria)
frauenfeldi truncata (Finzi, 1940) (Tunisia)
frauenfeldi variabilis (Santschi, 1917) (Tunisia)
frauenfeldi velox (Baroni Urbani, 1968) (Malta, Tunisia)

G

gerardi (Santschi, 1915) (Democratic Republic of Congo)
gracilicornis (Forel, 1892) (Eritrea, Israel, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates, Yemen)
gracilicornis abdominalis (Forel, 1894) (Ethiopia)

H

harteni Collingwood & Agosti, 1996 (Saudi Arabia, Yemen)
hexiangu Terayama, 2009 (Taiwan)
hirsuta (Santschi, 1914) (Kenya, Zimbabwe)
hirsuta setosella (Santschi, 1935) (Democratic Republic of Congo)

I

imperfecta (Santschi, 1926) (Guinea, Zimbabwe)
imperfecta congolensis (Santschi, 1935) (Democratic Republic of Congo)
incisa (Forel, 1913) (Democratic Republic of Congo, Kenya, Saudi Arabia)
integrisquama (Kuznetsov-Ugamsky, 1929) (Iran, Kazakhstan)

K

kabulica (Pisarski, 1967) (Afghanistan)
karawaiewi (Kuznetsov-Ugamsky, 1929) (Iran, Kazakhstan, Kuwait, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates)

L

litoralis (Kuznetsov-Ugamsky, 1929) (Iran, Kazakhstan)
longinoda (Arnold, 1920) (Zimbabwe)
lunaris (Emery, 1893) (India, Nepal, Sri Lanka)

M

megacephala (Weber, 1943) (Sudan)
melanogaster (Emery, 1915) (Kazakhstan)
melas (Emery, 1915) (Greece, Iran, Turkey)
mlanjiensis (Arnold, 1946) (Malawi)
modesta (Forel, 1894) (India)
monardi (Santschi, 1930) (Angola, Benin, Guinea, Mali, Mali)
monardi australis (Santschi, 1930) (Angola)

N

ngangela (Santschi, 1937) (Angola)
nigra (Dalla Torre, 1893) (Balearic Islands, Bulgaria, Croatia, Egypt, Greece, Iberian Peninsula, Iran, Israel, Italy, Kyrgyzstan, Montenegro, Republic of Macedonia, Saudi Arabia, Spain, United Arab Emirates)
   • Acantholepis frauenfeldi splendens Karavaiev, 1912

nigrescens (Karavaiev, 1912) (Saudi Arabia, Tunisia, United Arab Emirates)
nigrisetosa (Santschi, 1935) (Democratic Republic of Congo)
nigriventris (Emery, 1899) (Cameroun)

O

obtusa (Emery, 1901) (Eritrea, Ethiopia, Israel, Saudi Arabia)
oculata (Santschi, 1935) (Democratic Republic of Congo)
omanensis Sharaf & Monks, 2016 (Oman, United Arab Emirates)
opaca (Forel, 1892) (China, India, Sri Lanka)
opaciventris (Finzi, 1936) (Egypt, Israel, Oman, Saudi Arabia, United Arab Emirates)

P

palpalis (Santschi, 1935) (Democratic Republic of Congo)
piliscapa (Santschi, 1935) (Democratic Republic of Congo)
piliscapa longipilosa (Santschi, 1935) (Democratic Republic of Congo)
piliscapa punctifrons (Santschi, 1935) (Democratic Republic of Congo)
pulchella (Forel, 1892) (China, India)

Q

quadraticeps (Arnold, 1944) (Zimbabwe)

R

reticulata Xu, Z., 1994 (China)
riyadha Collingwood & Agosti, 1996 (Saudi Arabia)
rothneyi (Forel, 1894) (Bangladesh, China, India)
rothneyi splendida (Viehmeyer, 1916) (Singapore)
rothneyi sundaica (Emery, 1921) (Borneo, Indonesia, Malaysia)
rothneyi taivanae (Forel, 1913) (Taiwan)
rothneyi wroughtonii (Forel, 1902) (China, India, Nepal)
rubrovaria (Forel, 1910) (Lesotho, South Africa)
rubrovaria pilosa (Forel, 1913) (Zimbabwe)
rugithorax (Santschi, 1930) (Angola)

S

schoutedeni (Santschi, 1935) (Democratic Republic of Congo)
semenovi (Ruzsky, 1905) (Iran, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Russian Federation)
   • Acantholepis frauenfeldi arnoldovi Ruzsky, 1905
   • Acantholepis frauenfeldi coriacea Kuznetsov-Ugamsky, 1929
   • Acantholepis frauenfeldi deserticola Kuznetsov-Ugamsky, 1929
   • Acantholepis frauenfeldi halinae Kuznetsov-Ugamsky, 1929
   • Acantholepis frauenfeldi latisquama Kuznetsov-Ugamsky, 1929
   • Acantholepis frauenfeldi mediorubra Kuznetsov-Ugamsky, 1929
   • Acantholepis frauenfeldi transcaspiensis Santschi, 1917
   • Acantholepis frauenfeldi turkmena Kuznetsov-Ugamsky, 1929

sericea (Forel, 1892) (Afghanistan, India, Saudi Arabia)
silvicola (Arnold, 1920) (Mozambique)
simplex (Forel, 1892) (Bangladesh, India, Kenya, Lesotho, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Zimbabwe)
somalica (Menozzi, 1927) (Democratic Republic of Congo, Somalia)
spinisquama (Kuznetsov-Ugamsky, 1929) (Iran, Kazakhstan, Oman, Saudi Arabia, Socotra Archipelago, Yemen)
spinosior (Forel, 1913) (Mozambique, Zimbabwe)
spinosior ballaensis (Arnold, 1920) (Zimbabwe)
spinosior natalensis (Arnold, 1920) (South Africa)
submetallica (Arnold, 1920) (Zimbabwe)
submetallica aspera (Arnold, 1920) (Mozambique)
surchanica (Kuznetsov-Ugamsky, 1929) (Iran, Kazakhstan)
syriaca (André, 1881) (Armenia, Iraq, Israel, Syrian Arab Republic, Turkey)

T

tenuipilis (Santschi, 1935) (Democratic Republic of Congo)

V

validiuscula (Emery, 1897) (Namibia, Saudi Arabia, Somalia, Zimbabwe)

W

watsonii (Forel, 1894) (China, Myanmar)

X

xichangensis (Wu, J. & Wang, C., 1995) (China)