Leptogenys podenzanai

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Leptogenys podenzanai
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ponerinae
Tribe: Ponerini
Genus: Leptogenys
Species: L. podenzanai
Binomial name
Leptogenys podenzanai
(Emery, 1895)

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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.

  • podenzanai. Prionogenys podenzanai Emery, 1895g: 349, fig. 1 (w.) AUSTRALIA. Combination in Leptogenys: Taylor, 1988: 33. Senior synonym of malandensis: Taylor, 1988: 33.
  • malandensis. Prionogenys podenzanai var. malandensis Forel, 1915b: 27 (w.) AUSTRALIA. Junior synonym of podenzanai: Taylor, 1988: 33.

Type Material



  • Emery, C. 1895h. Descriptions de quelques fourmis nouvelles d'Australie. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Belg. 39: 345-358 (page 349, fig. 1 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 33, Combination in Leptogenys, and senior synonym of malandensis)