The Ants of Africa
Genus Lepisiota
Lepisiota curta (Emery)

Petiole with no more than denticles

TL > 2.2 mm, erect hairs relatively short, light coloured, may be sparse - curta-group

Lepisiota curta (Emery)

return to key {link to the Hymenoptera Name Server} Type location Somalia (Acantholepis curta n. sp., Emery, 1897e: 603, illustrated, worker) - see below

Worker only described .


{Lepisiota curta}Emery's (1897e) description is on {original description}. Note the reference given by Emery should have read p 527 and not "p 257". That was simply a record of occurrence by name only (as A. capensis).


{Lepisiota curta}The photomontage of the type worker is collated from http://www.antweb.org/specimen.do?name=casent0905151


Oxford University Museum specimens

Lepisiota curta
B Taylor det.

Sudan
A Omer
S 2-7

2005-6
Dinder
1121' N
3502' E
Dinder (Aldinder) National Park Centre, along Sudan-Ethiopian Boundary
2
{album}
Lepisiota curta
B Taylor det.
Sudan
A Omer
2009.07
2009
Sennar
1333' N
3337' E

1
{album}
Lepisiota curta
B Taylor det.
Sudan
Z Mahmoud
2009-26
Abbasiya
121'9.01" N
2758'3.17" E
Hand collected
2
{album}
Lepisiota curta
B Taylor det.
Sudan
Z Mahmoud
2009-69
14.iii.2009
Al Gedarf
1466'37.54" N
3534'36.65" E
Hand collected
1
{album}
Lepisiota curta
B Taylor det.
Sudan
J Mathews
JM 370
12.x.2001
Khordonia
1151' N
3415' E
Damazine Plantation, Blue Nile
pyrethrum fogging of Acacia senegal

3
{album}
Lepisiota curta
B Taylor det.
Sudan
J Mathews
JM 283
1.vii2001
Khordonia
1151' N
3415' E
Damazine Plantation, Blue Nile
pyrethrum fogging of Acacia senegal
1
{album}
Lepisiota curta
B Taylor det.
Sudan
A Omer
S 1-11
2005-6
South Sudan

Umdaldal
1
{album}
Lepisiota curta
B Taylor det.
Sudan
Awatif Omer
29
2012
Dinder NP
11 N
35 E

2
{album}
Lepisiota curta
B Taylor det.
Sudan
Awatif Omer
33
2012
Dinder NP
11 N
35 E

1
{album}

{Lepisiota curta} The photomontage is of a specimen from Sudan, Sennar, 1333'N 03337'E , collector Awatif Omer, 2009.7.


Lepisiota curtaThe photomontage is of a specimen from Sudan, collected by J Mathews, by pyrethrum fogging of Acacia senegal Khordonia, Damazine Plantation, Blue Nile, 1151' N 3415' E, 12.x.2001, JM 370, 24.x.2001, 3 workers, very many unmounted.


{Lepisiota curta} The photomontage is of a specimen from South Sudan, Umdaldal 1; collector Awatif Omer, 2006, Sudan 11.

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