Leptogenys crassicornis

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Leptogenys crassicornis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ponerinae
Tribe: Ponerini
Genus: Leptogenys
Species: L. crassicornis
Binomial name
Leptogenys crassicornis
Emery, 1895

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Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Oriental Region: Bangladesh, Myanmar (type locality), Vietnam.
Palaearctic Region: China.

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

  • crassicornis. Leptogenys crassicornis Emery, 1895k: 462 (w.) MYANMAR. See also: Bingham, 1903: 59.

Unless otherwise noted the text for the remainder of this section is reported from the publication that includes the original description.



Zu (2000) - TL 4.8-5.0, HL 1.07, HW 0.88-0.92, CI 83-86, SL 0.70, SI 76-79, PW 0.63-0.67, AL 1.77-1.83, EO 0.07-0.10, ML 0.57-0.60, PL 0.40-0.47, PH 0.57-0.58, OPW 0.33-0.37, LPI 125-146, OPI77-88 (5 measured).


  • Bingham, C. T. 1903. The fauna of British India, including Ceylon and Burma. Hymenoptera, Vol. II. Ants and Cuckoo-wasps. London: Taylor and Francis, 506 pp. (page 59, see also)
  • Emery, C. 1895m. Viaggio di Leonardo Fea in Birmania e regioni vicine. LXIII. Formiche di Birmania del Tenasserim e dei Monti Carin raccolte da L. Fea. Parte II. Ann. Mus. Civ. Stor. Nat. 34[=(2(14): 450-483 (page 462, worker described)
  • Xu, Z. 2000a. Five new species and one new record of the ant genus Leptogenys Roger (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) from Yunnan Province, China. Entomol. Sin. 7: 117-126 (new record for China)