The Ants of Africa
Genus Lepisiota
Lepisiota longinoda (Arnold)

Petiole with spines or sharp denticles

Petiole much longer than height of the node - longinoda-group

Lepisiota longinoda (Arnold)

return to key {link to the Hymenoptera Name Server} Type location Zimbabwe (Acantholepis longinoda n. sp., Arnold, 1920a: 559, illustrated, worker & queen), Hillside, Bulawayo - see below
worker and queen only described .

{Lepisiota longinoda}Arnold's (1920a) description is on {original description}.

{Lepisiota longinoda}Emery (1925b, Plate 1) gave a further drawing of the alitrunk from an oblique aspect.

{Lepisiota longinoda}The photomontage of a syntype worker is collated from

{Lepisiota longinoda}The photomontage of a worker from South Africa, identified by P G Hawkes, is collated from

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