Leptogenys crustosa

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Leptogenys crustosa
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ponerinae
Tribe: Ponerini
Genus: Leptogenys
Species: L. crustosa
Binomial name
Leptogenys crustosa
Santschi, 1914

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Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Afrotropical Region: Cameroun, Democratic Republic of Congo, Gabon, Guinea (type locality), Sudan.

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

  • crustosa. Leptogenys crustosa Santschi, 1914d: 326, fig. 12 (w.) GUINEA. Senior synonym of africanus, rufipes: Bolton, 1975a: 251.
  • rufipes. Leptogenys (Leptogenys) conradti var. rufipes Santschi, 1937g: 75 (w.) GABON. Junior synonym of crustosa: Bolton, 1975a: 251.
  • africanus. Leptogenys (Leptogenys) africanus Weber, 1942a: 47, fig. 8 (w.) SUDAN. Junior synonym of crustosa: Bolton, 1975a: 251.

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