Leptogenys piroskae

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Leptogenys piroskae
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ponerinae
Tribe: Ponerini
Genus: Leptogenys
Species: L. piroskae
Binomial name
Leptogenys piroskae
Forel, 1910

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Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Eritrea, Ethiopia (type locality).

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Nomenclature

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

  • piroskae. Leptogenys (Lobopelta) piroskae Forel, 1910c: 247 (w.) ETHIOPIA. See also: Bolton, 1975a: 290.

Description

References

  • Bolton, B. 1975a. A revision of the ant genus Leptogenys Roger (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) in the Ethiopian region with a review of the Malagasy species. Bull. Br. Mus. (Nat. Hist.) Entomol. 31: 235-305 (page 290, see also)
  • Forel, A. 1910c. Ameisen aus der Kolonie Erythräa. Gesammelt von Prof. Dr. K. Escherich (nebst einigen in West-Abessinien von Herrn A. Ilg gesammelten Ameisen). Zool. Jahrb. Abt. Syst. Geogr. Biol. Tiere 29: 243-274 (page 247, worker described)