Tapinolepis trimenii karrooensis

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Tapinolepis trimenii karrooensis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Formicinae
Tribe: Plagiolepidini
Genus: Tapinolepis
Species: T. trimenii
Subspecies: T. trimenii karrooensis
Trinomial name
Tapinolepis trimenii karrooensis
(Arnold, 1922)

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: South Africa (type locality).


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Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • karrooensis. Plagiolepis (Anoplolepis) trimeni var. karrooensis Arnold, 1922: 597 (w.q.) SOUTH AFRICA. Combination in Anoplolepis: Emery, 1925b: 18; in Tapinolepis: Bolton, 2003: 268.

Description

References

  • Arnold, G. 1922. A monograph of the Formicidae of South Africa. Part V. Myrmicinae. Ann. S. Afr. Mus. 14: 579-674 (page 597, worker, queen described)
  • Bolton, B. 1995b. A new general catalogue of the ants of the world. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, 504 pp. (page 67, catalogue)
  • Emery, C. 1925d. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Formicinae. Genera Insectorum 183: 1-302 (page 18, combination in Anoplolepis)