Leptogenys occidentalis

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Leptogenys occidentalis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ponerinae
Tribe: Ponerini
Genus: Leptogenys
Species: L. occidentalis
Binomial name
Leptogenys occidentalis
Bernard, 1953

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Afrotropical Region: Guinea (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.

  • occidentalis. Leptogenys (Lobopelta) nitida r. occidentalis Bernard, 1953b: 211, fig. 5 (w.) GUINEA. Raised to species and senior synonym of bernardi: Bolton, 1975a: 270.
  • sulcinodis. Leptogenys ferrarii r. sulcinodis Bernard, 1953b: 210, fig. 5 (w.) GUINEA. [Junior secondary homonym of sulcinoda André, above.] Replacement name: bernardi Baroni Urbani, 1971b: 360.
  • bernardi. Leptogenys ferrarii subsp. bernardi Baroni Urbani, 1971b: 360. Replacement name for sulcinodis Bernard, 1953b: 210. [Junior secondary homonym of sulcinoda André, 1892a: 48.] Junior synonym of occidentalis: Bolton, 1975a: 270.