Leptogenys diminuta santschii

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Leptogenys diminuta santschii
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Leptogenys diminuta)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ponerinae
Tribe: Ponerini
Genus: Leptogenys
Species: Leptogenys diminuta santschii
Mann, 1919

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


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

  • santschii. Leptogenys (Lobopelta) diminuta subsp. santschii Mann, 1919: 299 (w.q.m.) SOLOMON IS. Junior synonym of diminuta: Wilson, 1958a: 118.


  • Mann, W. M. 1919. The ants of the British Solomon Islands. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology
63: 273-391 (page 299, worker, queen, male described)
  • Wilson, E. O. 1958c. Studies on the ant fauna of Melanesia. I. The tribe Leptogenyini. II. The tribes Amblyoponini and Platythyreini. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology 118: 101-153 (page 118, Junior synonym of diminuta)