Leptogenys ambigua

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Leptogenys ambigua
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Leptogenys punctaticeps)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ponerinae
Tribe: Ponerini
Genus: Leptogenys
Species: Leptogenys ambigua
Santschi, 1931

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


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

  • ambigua. Leptogenys (Lobopelta) ambigua Santschi, 1931c: 267, figs. 2, 3 (w.) PANAMA. Junior synonym of punctaticeps: Lattke, 2011: 220.


  • Lattke, J.E. 2011. Revision of the New World species of the genus Leptogenys Roger (Insecta: Hymenoptera: Formicidae: Ponerinae). Arthropod Systematics & Phylogeny 69:127-264.
  • Santschi, F. 1931d. Fourmis de Cuba et de Panama. Rev. Entomol. (Rio J.) 1: 265-282 (page 267, figs. 2, 3 worker described)