Tapinolepis simulans biskrensis

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Tapinolepis simulans biskrensis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Plagiolepidini
Genus: Tapinolepis
Species: T. simulans
Subspecies: T. simulans biskrensis
Trinomial name
Tapinolepis simulans biskrensis
(Karavaiev, 1931)



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Palaearctic Region: Algeria (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.

  • biskrensis. Anoplolepis (Anoplolepis) simulans var. biskrensis Karavaiev, 1931a: 309 (w.) ALGERIA. Combination in Tapinolepis: Bolton, 2003: 268.



  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 66, catalogue)
  • Bolton, B. 2003. Synopsis and Classification of Formicidae. Mem. Am. Entomol. Inst. 71: 370pp (page 268, Combination in Tapinolepis)
  • Karavaiev, V. 1931a [1930]. Myrmekologische Fragmente, III. Zool. Anz. 92: 309-317 (page 309, worker described)