Lepisiota frauenfeldi velox

Every Ant Tells a Story - And Scientists Explain Their Stories Here
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Lepisiota frauenfeldi velox
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Plagiolepidini
Genus: Lepisiota
Species: L. frauenfeldi
Subspecies: L. frauenfeldi velox
Trinomial name
Lepisiota frauenfeldi velox
(Baroni Urbani, 1968)



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Palaearctic Region: Malta, Tunisia (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps


Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

Check data from AntWeb




The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's New General Catalogue, a catalogue of the world's ants.

  • velox. Acantholepis frauenfeldi subsp. velox Baroni Urbani, 1968b: 480 (w.q.m.) TUNISIA. [First available use of Acantholepis frauenfeldi st. integra var. velox Santschi, 1917d: 44; unavailable name.] Combination in Lepisiota: Bolton, 1995b: 229.



  • Baroni Urbani, C. 1968e. Studi sulla mirmecofauna d'Italia. IV. La fauna mirmecologica delle isole Maltesi ed il suo significato ecologico e biogeografico. Ann. Mus. Civ. Stor. Nat. "Giacomo Doria" 77: 408-559 (page 480, worker, queen, male described)
  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 229, Combination in Lepisiota)
  • Santschi, F. 1917d. Acantholepis Frauenfeldi Mayr et ses variétés. Bull. Soc. Hist. Nat. Afr. Nord 8: 42-48 (page 42, worker, queen described)