Leptogenys confucii

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Leptogenys confucii
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ponerinae
Tribe: Ponerini
Genus: Leptogenys
Species group: chinensis
Species: L. confucii
Binomial name
Leptogenys confucii
Forel, 1912

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Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Oriental Region: Taiwan (type locality).
Palaearctic Region: Japan.

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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.

  • confucii. Leptogenys (Lobopelta) confucii Forel, 1912a: 48 (w.) TAIWAN. Ogata, 1987: 123 (m.).

Description

References

  • Forel, A. 1912a. H. Sauter's Formosa-Ausbeute. Formicidae (Hym.). Entomol. Mitt. 1: 45-61 (page 48, worker described)
  • Ogata, K. 1987a. A generic synopsis of the poneroid complex of the family Formicidae in Japan (Hymenoptera). Part 1. Subfamilies Ponerinae and Cerapachyinae. Esakia 25: 97-132 (page 123, male described)
  • Xu, Z. 1996b. A taxonomic study of the ant genus Leptogenys (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) in China. J. Yunnan Agric. Univ. 11: 222-227 (page 225, record in China)