Leptogenys pruinosa

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Leptogenys pruinosa
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ponerinae
Tribe: Ponerini
Genus: Leptogenys
Species group: maxillosa
Species: L. pruinosa
Binomial name
Leptogenys pruinosa
Forel, 1900

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Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Indo-Australian Region: Philippines.
Oriental Region: Sri Lanka (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps


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

  • pruinosa. Leptogenys (Lobopelta) pruinosa Forel, 1900d: 304 (diagnosis in key) (w.) SRI LANKA. See also: Bingham, 1903: 53.



  • 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 53, 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 304, (diagnosis in key) worker described)