Plagiolepis schmitzii gaetula

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Plagiolepis schmitzii gaetula
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Plagiolepidini
Genus: Plagiolepis
Species: P. schmitzii
Subspecies: P. schmitzii gaetula
Trinomial name
Plagiolepis schmitzii gaetula
Santschi, 1936



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Palaearctic Region: Morocco (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps


Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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Countries Occupied

Number of countries occupied by this species based on AntWiki Regional Taxon Lists. In general, fewer countries occupied indicates a narrower range, while more countries indicates a more widespread species.




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

  • gaetula.gaetula. Plagiolepis schmitzi var. gaetula Santschi, 1939c: 4.
    • [First available use of Plagiolepis schmitzi st. crossi var. gaetula Santschi, 1936c: 205, fig. 4C,D (w.) MOROCCO; unavailable (infrasubspecific) name (Bolton, 1995b: 335).]
    • Subspecies of schmitzii: current status.



  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 335, Unavailable name)
  • Santschi, F. 1936c. Liste et descriptions de fourmis du Maroc. Bull. Soc. Sci. Nat. Maroc 16: 198-210 (page 205, fig. 4 worker described)
  • Santschi, F. 1939c. Trois notes sur quelques fourmis du Musée Royal d'Histoire Naturelle de Belgique. Bulletin du Musée Royal d'Histoire Naturelle de Belgique 15 (14): 1-15.