Leptogenys clarki

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Leptogenys clarki
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ponerinae
Tribe: Ponerini
Genus: Leptogenys
Species: L. clarki
Binomial name
Leptogenys clarki
Wheeler, W.M., 1933

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Specimen Labels

Heterick (2009) - A very large, heavily sculptured and spectacular species found in coastal localities between Geraldton and Exmouth, but is rare in collections. However, a recent survey of the ants of the Carnarvon Basin (Gunawardene and Majer 2004) has revealed this ant to be quite common in the mid-west of WA.


Keys including this Species


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.

  • clarki. Leptogenys clarki Wheeler, W.M. 1933i: 82, fig. 26 (w.) AUSTRALIA.

Type Material