Leptogenys buyssoni

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Leptogenys buyssoni
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ponerinae
Tribe: Ponerini
Genus: Leptogenys
Species: L. buyssoni
Binomial name
Leptogenys buyssoni
Forel, 1907

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Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Ethiopia (type locality).

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Biology

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Nomenclature

The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's New General Catalogue, a catalogue of the world's ants.

  • buyssoni. Leptogenys (Lobopelta) buyssoni Forel, 1907c: 131 (w.) ETHIOPIA. See also: Bolton, 1975a: 285.

Description

References

  • Bolton, B. 1975a. A revision of the ant genus Leptogenys Roger (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) in the Ethiopian region with a review of the Malagasy species. Bull. Br. Mus. (Nat. Hist.) Entomol. 31: 235-305 (page 285, see also)
  • Forel, A. 1907f. Fourmis d'Ethiopie récoltées par M. le baron Maurice de Rothschild en 1905. Rev. Entomol. (Caen) 26: 129-144 (page 131, worker described)