Leptogenys kitteli altisquamis

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Leptogenys kitteli altisquamis
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ponerinae
Tribe: Ponerini
Genus: Leptogenys
Species: L. kitteli
Subspecies: L. kitteli altisquamis
Trinomial name
Leptogenys kitteli altisquamis
Forel, 1900

Identification

Distribution

Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Oriental Region: Myanmar (type locality).
Palaearctic Region: China.


Distribution based on AntMaps

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Biology

Castes

Nomenclature

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

  • altisquamis. Leptogenys (Lobopelta) kitteli r. altisquamis Forel, 1900d: 306 (diagnosis in key) (w.) MYANMAR. Combination in Lobopelta: Bingham, 1903: 61; in Leptogenys: Emery, 1911d: 104. Raised to species: Bingham, 1903: 61. Currently subspecies of kitteli: Emery, 1911d: 104; Wheeler, W.M. 1921c: 530.

Description

References

  • Bingham, C. T. 1903. The fauna of British India, including Ceylon and Burma. Hymenoptera, Vol. II. Ants and Cuckoo-wasps. London: Taylor and Francis, 506 pp. (page 61, Combination in Lobopelta)
  • Bingham, C. T. 1903. The fauna of British India, including Ceylon and Burma. Hymenoptera, Vol. II. Ants and Cuckoo-wasps. London: Taylor and Francis, 506 pp. (page 61, raised to species)
  • Emery, C. 1911e. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Ponerinae. Genera Insectorum 118: 1-125 (page 104, Combination in Leptogenys)
  • Emery, C. 1911e. Hymenoptera. Fam. Formicidae. Subfam. Ponerinae. Genera Insectorum 118: 1-125 (page 104, Subspecies of kitteli)
  • Forel, A. 1900f. Les Formicides de l'Empire des Indes et de Ceylan. Part VII. J. Bombay Nat. Hist. Soc. 13: 303-332 (page 306, (diagnosis in key) worker described)
  • Wheeler, W. M. 1921c. Chinese ants. Bull. Mus. Comp. Zool. 64: 529-547 (page 530, Subspecies of kitteli)