Lepisiota nigra,

Mohamed, S., Zalat, S. & Fadl, H., 2001, Taxonomy of ant species (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) collected by pitfall traps from Sinai and Delta region, Egypt., Egyptian Journal of Natural History 3, pp. 40-61: 46

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Lepisiota nigra


Lepisiota nigra  HNS  (Delia Torre, 1893)

Acantholepis frauenfeldi var nigra  HNS  Delia Torre, 1893: Cat. Hym.7:171.

Lepisiota nigra Emery  HNS  : Agosti & Collingwood, 1987, Mitt. Schweiz. Ent.Ges. 60: 57

World distribution: Italy & Egypt.

Distribution in Egypt: Sinai.

Material examined: W.El-Arbaein: 3.V.1998 (11), 13.VII.1998 (3), 11.VIII.1998 (14), 9.IX.1998 (8), W.El-Talaa: 11.VIII.1998 (3), 19.11.1999 (4) (Ain Coll.).