Plagiolepis maura Santschi,

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: 47

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Plagiolepis maura Santschi


Plagiolepis maura Santschi  HNS  , 1920

Plagiolepis maura Santschi  HNS  , 1920: Bull. Soc. Vaud. Sci. Nat. 53:169.

Plagiolepis pallescens maura Emery  HNS  , 1924: Boll. Soc. Ent. Ital. 56: 8.

Plagiolepis pallescens maura Santschi  HNS  , 1936: Bull. Soc. Sc. Nat. Maroc 16: 206.

Diagnosis: Body 1.8-2 mm in length, provided with sparse pubescence yellowish brown in colour, antennae with the 3rd funiculus segment quadrate, shorter than 4th

World distribution: Morocco & Egypt.

Distribution in Egypt: Lower Nile and Sinai.

Material examined: Sahab: 3.V.1998 (6), El-Mafareq: 5.III.1998 (5), Ebn Salam: 28.V.1998 (4), 13.IV.1999 (4) (Ain Coll.).