Leptogenys myops

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Leptogenys myops
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ponerinae
Tribe: Ponerini
Genus: Leptogenys
Species: L. myops
Binomial name
Leptogenys myops
(Emery, 1887)

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Specimen Labels



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Indo-Australian Region: Borneo, Indonesia (type locality), Malaysia.
Oriental Region: Thailand.

Distribution based on specimens

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The above specimen data are provided by AntWeb. Please see Leptogenys myops for further details




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

  • myops. Lobopelta myops Emery, 1887b: 432 (w.) INDONESIA (Java). Karavaiev, 1925c: 283 (q.); Karavaiev, 1926d: 421 (m.); Imai, Kubota, et al. 1985: 46 (k.); Tjan, Imai, et al. 1986: 57 (k.). Combination in Leptogenys: Emery, 1900d: 671.



  • Emery, C. 1887e. Catalogo delle formiche esistenti nelle collezioni del Museo Civico di Genova. Parte terza. Formiche della regione Indo-Malese e dell'Australia (continuazione e fine). [part]. Ann. Mus. Civ. Stor. Nat. 25[=(2)(5): 427-432 (page 432, worker described)
  • Emery, C. 1900d. Formiche raccolte da Elio Modigliani in Sumatra, Engano e Mentawei. [part]. Ann. Mus. Civ. Stor. Nat. 40[=(2(20): 689-720 (page 671, Combination in Leptogenys)
  • Imai, H. T.; Kubota, M.; Brown, W. L., Jr.; Ihara, M.; Tohari, M.; Pranata, R. I. 1985. Chromosome observations on tropical ants from Indonesia. Annu. Rep. Natl. Inst. Genet. Jpn. 35: 46-48 (page 46, karyotype described)
  • Karavaiev, V. 1925c. Ponerinen (Fam. Formicidae) aus dem Indo-Australischen Gebiet. (Schluss). Konowia 4: 276-296 (page 283, queen described)
  • Karavaiev, V. 1926d. Ameisen aus dem Indo-Australischen Gebiet. Treubia 8: 413-445 (page 421, male described)
  • Tjan, K. N.; Imai, H. T.; Kubota, M.; Brown, W. L., Jr.; Gotwald, W. H., Jr.; Yong, H.-S.; Leh, C. 1986. Chromosome observations of Sarawak ants. Annu. Rep. Natl. Inst. Genet. Jpn. 36: 57 (page 57, karyotype described)