Leptogenys exigua

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Leptogenys exigua
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ponerinae
Tribe: Ponerini
Genus: Leptogenys
Species: L. exigua
Binomial name
Leptogenys exigua
Crawley, 1921

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Specimen Labels



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Australasian Region: Australia (type locality).

Distribution based on AntMaps


Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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

  • exigua. Leptogenys (Lobopelta) conigera r. exigua Crawley, 1921: 89 (w.) AUSTRALIA. Raised to species: Taylor, 1988: 37.

Type Material

  • Leptogenys (Lobopelta) conigera exigua Crawley, 1921: Syntype, worker(s), Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia, The Natural History Museum.
  • Leptogenys (Lobopelta) conigera exigua Crawley, 1921: Syntype, 2 workers, 2 males, Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia, Museum Victoria, Melbourne.
  • Leptogenys (Lobopelta) conigera exigua Crawley, 1921: Syntype, 3 workers, Darwin, Northern Territory, Australia, Queensland Museum.