Leptogenys watsoni

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Leptogenys watsoni
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Leptogenys peuqueti)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ponerinae
Tribe: Ponerini
Genus: Leptogenys
Species: Leptogenys watsoni
Forel, 1900

This taxon is not in use as it is currently considered to be a junior synonym of Leptogenys peuqueti.

Nomenclature

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

  • watsoni. Leptogenys peuqueti r. watsoni Forel, 1900d: 309 (diagnosis in key) (w.) MYANMAR. Raised to species: Bingham, 1903: 72. Junior synonym of peuqueti: Xu & He, 2015: 145.

References

  • 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 72, Raised to species)
  • Forel, A. 1900f. Les Formicides de l'Empire des Indes et de Ceylan. Part VII. J. Bombay Nat. Hist. Soc. 13: 303-332 (page 309, (diagnosis in key) worker described)
  • Xu, Z.-H., He, Q.-J. 2015. Taxonomic review of the ponerine ant genus Leptogenys ROGER, 1861 (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) with a key to the Oriental species. Myrmecological News, 21, 137-161.