Leptogenys hewitti

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Leptogenys hewitti
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Leptogenys castanea)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ponerinae
Tribe: Ponerini
Genus: Leptogenys
Species: Leptogenys hewitti
Santschi, 1932

This taxon is not in use as it is currently considered to be a junior synonym of Leptogenys castanea.

Nomenclature

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

  • hewitti. Leptogenys hewitti Santschi, 1932a: 381, fig. 1 (w.) SOUTH AFRICA. Junior synonym of castanea: Bolton, 1975a: 285.

References

  • 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 285, Junior synonym of castanea)
  • Santschi, F. 1932b. Formicides sud-africains. Pp. 381-392 in: Jeannel, R. (ed.) Société Entomologique de France. Livre du centenaire. Paris: Société Entomologique de France, xii + 729 pp. (page 381, fig. 1 worker described)