Leptanilla revelierii

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Leptanilla revelierii
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Leptanillinae
Tribe: Leptanillini
Genus: Leptanilla
Species: L. revelierii
Binomial name
Leptanilla revelierii
Emery, 1870

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Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Palaearctic Region: France (type locality), Iberian Peninsula, Italy, Malta, Morocco, Portugal, Spain.

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

  • revelierii. Leptanilla revelierii Emery, 1870: 196, pl. 2, figs. 2, 7 (w.q.) FRANCE (Corsica). Senior synonym of bimaculata, chobauti, sardoa: Baroni Urbani, 1977c: 437.
  • bimaculata. Leptanilla revelierei var. bimaculata Emery, 1899b: 20, fig. (w.) FRANCE (Corsica). Junior synonym of revelierii: Baroni Urbani, 1977c: 437.
  • chobauti. Laptanilla revelierei subsp. chobauti Emery, 1899b: 20 (w.) MOROCCO. Junior synonym of revelierii: Baroni Urbani, 1977c: 437.
  • sardoa. Leptanilla revelierei subsp. sardoa Emery, 1916b: 97 (diagnosis in key), fig. 8 (w.) ITALY (Sardinia). Wheeler, G.C. & Wheeler, J. 1965: 27 (l.). Junior synonym of revelierii: Baroni Urbani, 1977c: 437.



  • Baroni Urbani, C. 1977c. Materiali per una revisione della sottofamiglia Leptanillinae Emery (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Entomol. Basil. 2: 427-488 (page 437, senior synonym of bimaculata, chobauti and sardoa)
  • Emery, C. 1870. Studi mirmecologici. Bull. Soc. Entomol. Ital. 2: 193-201 (page 196, pl.2, figs. 2, 7 worker, queen described)