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Leptanilla copiosa
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Leptanilla)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Leptanillinae
Tribe: Leptanillini
Genus: Noonilla
Petersen, 1968
Type species
Noonilla copiosa, now Leptanilla copiosa

This genus is not in use as it is currently considered to be a junior synonym of Leptanilla.


The following information is derived from Barry Bolton's Online Catalogue of the Ants of the World.

  • NOONILLA [junior synonym of Leptanilla]
    • Noonilla Petersen, 1968: 582. Type-species: Noonilla copiosa, by original designation.

Taxonomic history

  • Noonilla incertae sedis in Formicidae: Ogata, Terayama & Masuko, 1995: 33.
  • Noonilla in Leptanillinae: Boudinot, 2015: 32.
  • Noonilla as junior synonym of Leptanilla: Griebenow, 2024: 128.