Leptanilla hunanensis

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Leptanilla hunanensis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Leptanillinae
Tribe: Leptanillini
Genus: Leptanilla
Species: L. hunanensis
Binomial name
Leptanilla hunanensis
Tang, Li & Chen, 1992


Keys including this Species


Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Palaearctic Region: China (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps


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The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's Online Catalogue of the Ants of the World.

  • hunanensis. Leptanilla hunanensis Tang, Li & Chen, 1992: 107 (w.) CHINA. See also: Tang, Li, et al., 1995: 45.


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  • Tang, J.; Li, S.; Huang, E.; Zhang, B.; Chen, Y. 1995. Economic insect fauna of China. Fasc. 47. Hymenoptera: Formicidae (1). Beijing: Academy of Science Publishing House, ix + 134 pp. (page 45, see also)

References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • Guénard B., and R. R. Dunn. 2012. A checklist of the ants of China. Zootaxa 3558: 1-77.
  • Tang J., S. Li, and Y. Chen. 1992. The first discovery of the ant subfamily Leptanillinae in China and the description of a new species. [In Chinese.]. Journal of Zhejiang Agricultural University 18(1): 107-108.
  • Xu Z., Zeng G., Liu T.-Y. and He Y.-F.. 1999. [A study on communities of Formicidae ants in different subtypes of vegetation in Xishuangbanna District of China.] Zoological Research 20: 118-125