Leptogenys stygia

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Leptogenys stygia
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ponerinae
Tribe: Ponerini
Genus: Leptogenys
Species: L. stygia
Binomial name
Leptogenys stygia
Bolton, 1975

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Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Nigeria (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.

  • stygia. Leptogenys stygia Bolton, 1975a: 292 (w.) NIGERIA.

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 292, worker described)