| Leptogenys clarki|
Wheeler, W.M., 1933
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.
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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.
- Syntype, 1 worker, Geraldton, Western Australia, Australia, Wheeler,W.M., ANIC32-017975, Australian National Insect Collection.
- Syntype, 2 workers, Geraldton, Western Australia, Australia, Museum of Comparative Zoology.
- Syntype, 4 workers, Geraldton, Western Australia, Australia, Western Australian Museum.
- Heterick, B. E. 2009. A guide to the ants of South-western Australia. Records of the Western Australian Museum, Supplement 76:1-206. PDF
- Wheeler, W. M. 1933i. Colony founding among ants, with an account of some primitive Australian species. Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press, viii + 179 pp. (page 82, fig. 26 worker described)