Leptogenys stenocheilos

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Leptogenys stenocheilos
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ponerinae
Tribe: Ponerini
Genus: Leptogenys
Species group: chinensis
Species: L. stenocheilos
Binomial name
Leptogenys stenocheilos
(Jerdon, 1851)


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Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Oriental Region: India (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.

  • stenocheilos. Ponera stenocheilos Jerdon, 1851: 118 (w.) INDIA. Probable combination in Leptogenys: Emery, 1911d: 106. [Combination probably correct: Bolton, 1995b: 233.]



  • Emery, C. 1911e. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Ponerinae. Genera Insectorum 118: 1-125 (page 106, Probable combination in Leptogenys)
  • Jerdon, T. C. 1851. A catalogue of the species of ants found in Southern India. Madras J. Lit. Sci. 17: 103-127 (page 118, worker described)