Leptogenys processionalis

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Leptogenys processionalis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ponerinae
Tribe: Ponerini
Genus: Leptogenys
Species: L. processionalis
Binomial name
Leptogenys processionalis
(Jerdon, 1851)

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Workers from India. Photo by Kalesh Sadasivan.

Identification

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Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Oriental Region: India (type locality), Sri Lanka, Vietnam.

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Biology

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Nomenclature

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

  • processionalis. Ponera processionalis Jerdon, 1851: 118 (w.) INDIA. Imai, Baroni Urbani, et al. 1984: 5 (k.). Combination in Leptogenys: Emery, 1911d: 105. Senior synonym of ocellifera (and its junior synonym andrei): Emery, 1911d: 105. Current subspecies: nominal plus distinguenda.
  • ocellifera. Ponera ocellifera Roger, 1861a: 13 (w.) SRI LANKA. Forel, 1900d: 309 (m.). Combination in Lobopelta: Roger, 1863b: 19; in Leptogenys: Emery, 1895k: 461. Junior synonym of mutabilis: Mayr, 1879: 665. Revived from synonymy: Dalla Torre, 1893: 45. Senior synonym of andrei: Emery, 1895k: 461 (footnote). Junior synonym of processionalis: Emery, 1911d: 105. See also: Bingham, 1903: 57.
  • andrei. Lobopelta distinguenda var. andrei Emery, 1887b: 431 (w.) VIETNAM. Junior synonym of ocellifera: Emery, 1895k: 461 (footnote).

Description

References

  • Emery, C. 1911e. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Ponerinae. Genera Insectorum 118: 1-125 (page 105, Combination in Leptogenys, and senior synonym of ocellifera (and its junior synonym andrei))
  • 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)
  • Jerdon, T. C. 1851. A catalogue of the species of ants found in Southern India. Madras J. Lit. Sci. 17: 103-127 (page 118, worker described)
  • Tak, N. 2000b. Studies on ants (Formicidae) of Rajasthan - III. Banswara. Entomon 25: 97-101 (page 47, record for India)