The Ants of Africa
Genus Lepisiota
Lepisiota rugithorax (Santschi)

Petiole with spines longer than their basal interval - incisa-group

Lepisiota rugithorax (Santschi)

return to key {link to the Hymenoptera Name Server} Type location Angola (Acantholepis rugithorax n. sp., Santschi, 1930b: 73, illustrated, worker), Chimporo; holotype worker only described - no images on Antweb (October 2014) .

{Lepisiota quadraticeps}Santschi's (1930b) description is on {original description}.

2007, 2010, 2012, 2014 - Brian Taylor CBiol FSB FRES
11, Grazingfield, Wilford, Nottingham, NG11 7FN, U.K.