Leptogenys cribrata

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Leptogenys cribrata
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Leptogenys maxillosa)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ponerinae
Tribe: Ponerini
Genus: Leptogenys
Species: Leptogenys cribrata
Emery, 1895

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

Nomenclature

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

  • cribrata. Leptogenys cribrata Emery, 1895h: 20 (w.) SOUTH AFRICA. Junior synonym of maxillosa: Bolton, 1975a: 254.

References

  • Bolton, B. 1975a. A revision of the ant genus Leptogenys Roger (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) in the Ethiopian region with a review of the Malagasy species. Bull. Br. Mus. (Nat. Hist.) Entomol. 31: 235-305 (page 254, Junior synonym of maxillosa)
  • Emery, C. 1895i. Voyage de M. E. Simon dans l'Afrique australe (janvier-avril 1893). 3e mémoire. Formicides. Ann. Soc. Entomol. Fr. 64: 15-56 (page 20, worker described)