Leptogenys crassicornis

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Leptogenys crassicornis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ponerinae
Tribe: Ponerini
Genus: Leptogenys
Species: L. crassicornis
Binomial name
Leptogenys crassicornis
Emery, 1895

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Specimen Labels

Identification

A member of the Leptogenys crassicornis species group.

Keys including this Species

Distribution

Latitudinal Distribution Pattern

Latitudinal Range: 21.85847222° to 4.533333333°.

 
North
Temperate
North
Subtropical
Tropical South
Subtropical
South
Temperate

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Oriental Region: Bangladesh, Myanmar (type locality), Vietnam.
Palaearctic Region: China.

Distribution based on AntMaps

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Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • crassicornis. Leptogenys crassicornis Emery, 1895k: 462 (w.) MYANMAR. See also: Bingham, 1903: 59.

Unless otherwise noted the text for the remainder of this section is reported from the publication that includes the original description.

Description

Worker

Zu (2000) - TL 4.8-5.0, HL 1.07, HW 0.88-0.92, CI 83-86, SL 0.70, SI 76-79, PW 0.63-0.67, AL 1.77-1.83, EO 0.07-0.10, ML 0.57-0.60, PL 0.40-0.47, PH 0.57-0.58, OPW 0.33-0.37, LPI 125-146, OPI77-88 (5 measured).

References

References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

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  • Chapman, J.W. and S.R. Capco. 1951. Check list of the ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) of Asia. Monographs of the Institute of Science and Technology (Manila) 1: 1- 327
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  • Song Y., Z. Xu, C. Li, N. Zhang, L. Zhang, H. Jiang, and F. Mo. 2013. An Analysis on the Ant Fauna of the Nangun river Nature Reserve in Yunnan, China. Forest Research 26(6): 773-780.
  • Xu Z. H. 2000. Five new species and one new record of the ant genus Leptogenys Roger (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) from Yunnan Province, China. Entomologia Sinica 7: 117-126.
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  • Xu Z. 1999. [An analysis on the ant fauna of the tropical rain forest in Xishuangbanna of China.] Zoological Research 20: 379-384.
  • Zhou S., Y. Chen, Z. Chen, P. Zhou, D. Ban, and M. Huang. 2012. Two new species of the genus Leptogenys from Guangxi, China (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). Sociobiology 59: 885-892.
  • Zryanin V. A. 2011. An eco-faunistic review of ants (Hymenoptera: Formicidae). In: Structure and functions of soil communities of a monsoon tropical forest (Cat Tien National Park, southern Vietnam) / A.V. Tiunov (Editor). – M.: KMK Scientific Press. 2011. 277 р.101-124.