Leptogenys conigera

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Leptogenys conigera
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ponerinae
Tribe: Ponerini
Genus: Leptogenys
Species: L. conigera
Binomial name
Leptogenys conigera
(Mayr, 1876)

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Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Australasian Region: Australia (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps

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Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • conigera. Lobopelta conigera Mayr, 1876: 89 (w.) AUSTRALIA. Combination in Leptogenys: Forel, 1900b: 65. Senior synonym of mutans: Taylor, 1988: 34.
  • mutans. Leptogenys (Lobopelta) conigera r. mutans Forel, 1900b: 65 (w.) AUSTRALIA. Junior synonym of conigera: Taylor, 1988: 34.

Type Material

Description

References

  • Forel, A. 1900b. Ponerinae et Dorylinae d'Australie récoltés par MM. Turner, Froggatt, Nugent, Chase, Rothney, J.-J. Walker, etc. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Belg. 44: 54-77 (page 65, Combination in Leptogenys)
  • Mayr, G. 1876. Die australischen Formiciden. J. Mus. Godeffroy 12: 56-115 (page 89, worker described)
  • 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 34, Senior synonym of mutans)