Leptogenys centralis

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Leptogenys centralis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ponerinae
Tribe: Ponerini
Genus: Leptogenys
Species: L. centralis
Binomial name
Leptogenys centralis
Wheeler, W.M., 1915

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Specimen Labels



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Australasian Region: Australia (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps


Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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

  • centralis. Leptogenys (Lobopelta) conigera var. centralis Wheeler, W.M. 1915g: 805 (w.m.) AUSTRALIA. Raised to species: Taylor, 1988: 36.

Type Material

  • Leptogenys (Lobopelta) conigera centralis Wheeler, 1915: Syntype, 2 workers, 1 male, Moorilyanna, South Australia, Australia, White,Capt. S.A., ANIC32-017974, Australian National Insect Collection.



  • Taylor, R. W. 1988. The nomenclature and distribution of some Australian and New Caledonian ants of the genus Leptogenys Roger (=Prionogenys Emery, n. syn.) (Hymenoptera: Formicidae: Ponerinae). Gen. Appl. Entomol. 20: 33-37 (page 36, Raised to species)
  • Wheeler, W. M. 1915h. Hymenoptera. [In "Scientific notes on an expedition into the north-western regions of South Australia".]. Trans. R. Soc. S. Aust. 39: 805-823 (page 805, worker, male described)