Leptogenys excisa

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Leptogenys excisa
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ponerinae
Tribe: Ponerini
Genus: Leptogenys
Species: L. excisa
Binomial name
Leptogenys excisa
(Mayr, 1876)

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Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Australasian Region: Australia (type locality).


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Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • excisa. Lobopelta excisa Mayr, 1876: 89 (w.) AUSTRALIA. Combination in Leptogenys: Forel, 1910b: 18. Senior synonym of major: Taylor, 1988: 36.
  • major. Leptogenys (Lobopelta) excisa var. major Forel, 1910b: 18 (w.) AUSTRALIA. Junior synonym of excisa: Taylor, 1988: 36.

Type Material

Description

References

  • Forel, A. 1910b. Formicides australiens reçus de MM. Froggatt et Rowland Turner. Rev. Suisse Zool. 18: 1-94 (page 18, Combination in Leptogenys)
  • Mayr, G. 1876. Die australischen Formiciden. J. Mus. Godeffroy 12: 56-115 (page 89, worker described)
  • Taylor, R. W. 1988. The nomenclature and distribution of some Australian and New Caledonian ants of the genus Leptogenys Roger (=Prionogenys Emery, n. syn.) (Hymenoptera: Formicidae: Ponerinae). Gen. Appl. Entomol. 20: 33-37 (page 36, Senior synonym of major)

References based on Global Ant Biodiversity Informatics

  • Burwell C.J., and A. Nakamura. 2011. Distribution of ant speces along an altitudinal transect in continuous rainforest in subtropical Queensland, Australia. Memoirs of the Queensland Museum -Nature 55(2): 391-411.
  • Forel A. 1910. Formicides australiens reçus de MM. Froggatt et Rowland Turner. Rev. Suisse Zool. 18: 1-94