Leptogenys schwabi

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Leptogenys schwabi
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ponerinae
Tribe: Ponerini
Genus: Leptogenys
Species: L. schwabi
Binomial name
Leptogenys schwabi
Forel, 1913

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Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: South Africa, Zimbabwe (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.

  • schwabi. Leptogenys schwabi Forel, 1913j: 208 (w.) ZIMBABWE. Subspecies of stuhlmanni: Prins, 1965a: 153. Revived status as species: Bolton, 1975a: 259.

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 259, Revived status as species)
  • Duncan F.D. & R.M. Crewe 1993. A comparison of the energetics of foraging of three species of Leptogenys (Hymenoptera, Formicidae). Physiological Entomology 18, 372-378.
  • Forel, A. 1913k. Ameisen aus Rhodesia, Kapland usw. (Hym.) gesammelt von Herrn G. Arnold, Dr. H. Brauns und Anderen. Dtsch. Entomol. Z. 1913(Su Suppl: 203-225 (page 208, worker described)
  • Peeters, C. (1987) The diversity of reproductive systems in Ponerine ants. In: Eder, J. & Rembold, H. (Eds.), Chemistry and Biology of Social Insects. Verlag J. Peperny, München, pp. 253–254.
  • Prins, A. J. 1965a. Notes on African Formicidae (Hymenoptera) - 1. J. Entomol. Soc. South. Afr. 27: 153-159 (page 153, Subspecies of stuhlmanni)