Tapinolepis litoralis

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Tapinolepis litoralis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Plagiolepidini
Genus: Tapinolepis
Species: T. litoralis
Binomial name
Tapinolepis litoralis
(Arnold, 1958)

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Specimen Labels



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Zimbabwe (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps


Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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

  • litoralis. Anoplolepis (Mesanoplolepis) litoralis Arnold, 1958: 124 (w.) ZIMBABWE. Combination in Tapinolepis: Bolton, 2003: 268.



References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • Dean, W. R. J. and Bond, W. J. 1990. Evidence for Rapid Faunal Changes on Islands in a Man-Made Lake. Oecologia. 83:388-391.
  • Hanrahan S. A., M. J. Steinbauer, and F. D. Duncan. 2014. Ant assemblages in a poorly sampled part of the arid Nama Karoo. African Entomology 22(2): 448–453.
  • IZIKO South Africa Museum Collection