Leptogenys africanus

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Leptogenys africanus
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Leptogenys crustosa)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ponerinae
Tribe: Ponerini
Genus: Leptogenys
Species: Leptogenys africanus
Weber, 1942

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


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

  • africanus. Leptogenys (Leptogenys) africanus Weber, 1942a: 47, fig. 8 (w.) SUDAN. Junior synonym of crustosa: Bolton, 1975a: 251.