Plagiolepis perperamus

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Plagiolepis perperamus
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Plagiolepis atlantis)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Plagiolepidini
Genus: Plagiolepis
Species: Plagiolepis perperamus
Salata, Borowiec & Radchenko, 2018

This taxon is not in use as it is currently considered to be a junior synonym of Plagiolepis atlantis.


The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's Online Catalogue of the Ants of the World.

  • perperamus. Plagiolepis perperamus Salata, Borowiec & Radchenko, 2018: 816, figs. 12-15 (w.) GREECE (Crete I., Lesbos I., Naxos I., Karpathos I., Kos I., Korfu I., Greek mainland), TURKEY, IRAN.
    • Status as species: Salata & Borowiec, 2018c: 48; Khalili-Moghadam, et al. 2019: 171.
    • Junior synonym of atlantis: Seifert, 2020: 189.


References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • Khalili-Moghadam A., L. Borowiec, and A. Nemati. 2019. New records of ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) from the Chaharmahal va Bakhtiari Province of Iran with taxonomic comments. Polish Journal of Entomology 88 (2): 163–182.
  • Salata S., L. Borowiec, and A. G. Radchenko. 2018. Description of Plagiolepis perperamus, a New Species from East Mediterranean and Redescription of Plagiolepis pallescens Forel, 1889 (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Annales Zoologici (Warsaw) 68(4): 809-824.
  • Salata S., and L. Borowiec. 2018. Taxonomic and faunistic notes on Greek ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Annals of the Upper Silesian Museum in Bytom Entomology 27: 1-51.
  • Salata S., and L. Borowiec. 2019. Preliminary division of not socially parasitic Greek Temnothorax Mayr, 1861 (Hymenoptera, Formicidae) with a description of three new species. ZooKeys 877: 81-131.