Ponera texana

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Ponera texana
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Leptogenys elongata)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ponerinae
Tribe: Ponerini
Genus: Leptogenys
Species: Ponera texana
Buckley, 1866

This taxon is not in use as it is currently considered to be a junior synonym of Leptogenys elongata.


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

  • texana. Ponera texana Buckley, 1866: 170 (w.) U.S.A. Combination in Leptogenys: Emery, 1895c: 338. Subspecies of elongata: Wheeler, W.M. 1902f: 25. Junior synonym of elongata: Wheeler, W.M. 1904c: 258.