Leptogenys huangdii

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Leptogenys huangdii
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Leptogenys lucidula)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ponerinae
Tribe: Ponerini
Genus: Leptogenys
Species: Leptogenys huangdii
Xu, Z., 2000

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


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

  • huangdii. Leptogenys huangdii Xu, 2000a: 119, figs. 5-8 (w.) CHINA. Junior synonym of lucidula: Xu, Z.-H., He, Q.-J. 2015: 143.


  • Xu, Z. 2000a. Five new species and one new record of the ant genus Leptogenys Roger (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) from Yunnan Province, China. Entomol. Sin. 7: 117-126 (page 119, worker described)
  • Xu, Z.-H., He, Q.-J. 2015. Taxonomic review of the ponerine ant genus Leptogenys ROGER, 1861 (Hymenoptera: Formicidae) with a key to the Oriental species. Myrmecological News, 21, 137-161.