Leptogenys tricosa

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Leptogenys tricosa
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ponerinae
Tribe: Ponerini
Genus: Leptogenys
Species: L. tricosa
Binomial name
Leptogenys tricosa
Taylor, 1969



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Australasian Region: Australia (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.

  • mjobergi. Dorylozelus mjobergi Forel, 1915b: 25, fig. 4 (w.) AUSTRALIA. [Junior secondary homonym of mjobergi Forel, above.] Replacement name: tricosa Taylor, 1969: 132.
  • tricosa. Leptogenys tricosa Taylor, 1969: 132. Replacement name for Dorylozelus mjobergi Forel, 1915b: 25. [Junior secondary homonym of Leptogenys mjobergi Forel, 1915b: 32.]

Type Material

  • Dorylozelus mjobergi Forel, 1915: Holotype, worker, Blackall (as Blackal) Range, Queensland, Australia, Naturhistoriska Riksmuseet.



  • Forel, A. 1915b. Results of Dr. E. Mjöbergs Swedish Scientific Expeditions to Australia 1910-13. 2. Ameisen. Ark. Zool. 9(1 16: 1-119 (page 25, [Junior secondary homonym of Leptogenys mjobergi Forel, 1915b: 32.])
  • Taylor, R. W. 1969. The identity of Dorylozelus mjobergi Forel (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). J. Aust. Entomol. Soc. 8: 131-133 (page 132, Replacement name for Dorylozelus mjobergi)