Leptogenys ferrarii

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Leptogenys ferrarii
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ponerinae
Tribe: Ponerini
Genus: Leptogenys
Species: L. ferrarii
Binomial name
Leptogenys ferrarii
Forel, 1913

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Afrotropical Region: Zimbabwe (type locality).

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

  • ferrarii. Leptogenys ferrarii Forel, 1913j: 209 (w.) ZIMBABWE. Senior synonym of dentatula: Bolton, 1975a: 267.
  • dentatula. Leptogenys ferrari st. dentatula Santschi, 1915c: 246 (w.) DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO. [Name misspelled as dentulata by Bernard, 1953b: 210.] Junior synonym of ferrarii: Bolton, 1975a: 267.



  • Bolton, B. 1975a. A revision of the ant genus Leptogenys Roger (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) in the Ethiopian region with a review of the Malagasy species. Bull. Br. Mus. (Nat. Hist.) Entomol. 31: 235-305 (page 267, Senior synonym of dentatula)
  • Forel, A. 1913k. Ameisen aus Rhodesia, Kapland usw. (Hym.) gesammelt von Herrn G. Arnold, Dr. H. Brauns und Anderen. Dtsch. Entomol. Z. 1913(Su Suppl: 203-225 (page 209, worker described)