Lepisiota capensis (Mayr, 1862) valid
Acantholepis capensis Mayr, 1862: 699, 770 (w.) SOUTH AFRICA. Afrotropic.
Primary type information: South Africa, Cape of Good Hope, coll. Novara; CASENT0915714; NHMW
  • Mayr, 1865: 57 (m.); Emery, 1877: 366 (q.); Wheeler & Wheeler, 1980: 542 (l.).
  • Combination in Lepisiota: Xu, 1994c: 233.
  • Status as species: Mayr, 1863a: 394; Roger, 1863b: 11; Mayr, 1865: 56 (redescription); Emery, 1877: 366; Emery, 1881b: 527; André, 1884f: 537; Forel, 1891c: 95 (redescription); Forel, 1892a: 41 (in key); Dalla Torre, 1893: 171; Forel, 1894c: 414; Mayr, 1895: 149; Emery, 1895b: 180; Emery, 1895i: 46; Forel, 1895f: 458; Mayr, 1902: 296; Rothney, 1903: 99; Bingham, 1903: 316; Forel, 1903h: 564; Mayr, 1904b: 8; Forel, 1904c: 387; Mayr, 1907a: 389; Forel, 1907i: 86; Forel, 1909b: 54; Forel, 1910c: 265; Forel, 1910e: 25; Karavaiev, 1911b: 9; Forel, 1913b: 338; Forel, 1914d: 249; Santschi, 1914b: 126 (in key); Santschi, 1914d: 377; Arnold, 1920a: 568; Wheeler, 1922: 215, 935, 1036; Emery, 1925d: 24; Santschi, 1930b: 74; Karavaiev, 1931d: 51; Finzi, 1939a: 159; Weber, 1943d: 382; Bernard, 1950c: 291; Bernard & Cagniant, 1963: 163; Xu, 1994c: 233; Bolton, 1995b: 227; Wu & Wang, 1995a: 129; Tang et al., 1995: 96; Mathew & Tiwari, 2000: 346; Zhang & Zheng, 2002: 218; Guénard & Dunn, 2012: 34; Hita Garcia et al., 2013: 206; Borowiec, 2014: 92 (see note in bibliography); Bharti et al., 2016: 28; Madl, 2019: 14.
Obsolete combinations
Current subspecies (nominal plus)
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Extant: 11 valid subspecies

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