Leptogenys minchinii

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Leptogenys minchinii
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Leptogenys peuqueti)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ponerinae
Tribe: Ponerini
Genus: Leptogenys
Species: Leptogenys minchinii
Forel, 1900

This taxon is not in use as it is currently considered to be a junior synonym of Leptogenys peuqueti.

Nomenclature

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

  • minchinii. Leptogenys (Lobopelta) minchinii Forel, 1900d: 308 (diagnosis in key) (w.) INDIA. Forel, 1900d: 314 (m.); Imai, Baroni Urbani, et al. 1984: 5 (k.). Junior synonym of peuqueti: Xu & He, 2015: 145. See also: Bingham, 1903: 70; Rothney, 1903: 97.

References

  • 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 70, see also)
  • Forel, A. 1900f. Les Formicides de l'Empire des Indes et de Ceylan. Part VII. J. Bombay Nat. Hist. Soc. 13: 303-332 (page 308, (diagnosis in key) worker described; page 314, male described)
  • Imai, H. T.; Baroni Urbani, C.; Kubota, M.; Sharma, G. P.; Narasimhanna, M. H.; Das, B. C.; 1984. Karyological survey of Indian ants. Jpn. J. Genet. 59: 1-32 (page 5, karyotype described)
  • Rothney, G. A. J. 1903. The aculeate Hymenoptera of Barrackpore, Bengal. Trans. Entomol. Soc. Lond. 1903: 93-116 (page 97, see also)
  • 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)
  • Xu, Z.-H., He, Q.-J. 2015. Taxonomic review of the ponerine ant genus Leptogenys ROGER, 1861 (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) with a key to the Oriental species. Myrmecological News, 21, 137-161.