Leptogenys punctiventris

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Leptogenys punctiventris
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ponerinae
Tribe: Ponerini
Genus: Leptogenys
Species: L. punctiventris
Binomial name
Leptogenys punctiventris
(Mayr, 1879)

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Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Indo-Australian Region: Philippines.
Oriental Region: Cambodia, India (type locality), Thailand.

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

  • punctiventris. Lobopelta punctiventris Mayr, 1879: 666 (w.) INDIA. [Lobopelta punctiventris Smith, F. 1873: viii. Nomen nudum, attributed to Mayr.] Combination in Leptogenys: Forel, 1900d: 311. See also: Bingham, 1903: 64.



  • Bingham, C. T. 1903. The fauna of British India, including Ceylon and Burma. Hymenoptera, Vol. II. Ants and Cuckoo-wasps. London: Taylor and Francis, 506 pp. (page 64, see also)
  • Forel, A. 1900f. Les Formicides de l'Empire des Indes et de Ceylan. Part VII. J. Bombay Nat. Hist. Soc. 13: 303-332 (page 311, Combination in Leptogenys)
  • Mayr, G. 1879. Beiträge zur Ameisen-Fauna Asiens. Verh. K-K. Zool.-Bot. Ges. Wien 28: 645-686 (page 666, worker described)