Leptogenys papuana

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Leptogenys papuana
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ponerinae
Tribe: Ponerini
Genus: Leptogenys
Species: L. papuana
Binomial name
Leptogenys papuana
Emery, 1897

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Specimen Labels



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Indo-Australian Region: New Guinea (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps


Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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

  • papuana. Leptogenys papuana Emery, 1897d: 556, pl. 1, figs. 5, 6 (w.) NEW GUINEA.



  • Emery, C. 1897d. Viaggio di Lamberto Loria nella Papuasia orientale. XVIII. Formiche raccolte nella Nuova Guinea dal Dott. Lamberto Loria. [part]. Ann. Mus. Civ. Stor. Nat. 38[=(2(18): 546-576 (page 556, pl. 1, figs. 5, 6 worker described)
  • Stitz, H. 1912. Ameisen aus Ceram und Neu-Guinea. Sitzungsber. Ges. Naturforsch. Freunde Berl. 1912: 498-514 (page 498, fig. 1 worker described)
  • Viehmeyer, H. 1924c. Formiciden der australischen Faunenregion. (Fortsetzung). Entomol. Mitt. 13: 310-319 (page 310, Replacement name: stitzi)