Leptogenys kraepelini

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Leptogenys kraepelini
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ponerinae
Tribe: Ponerini
Genus: Leptogenys
Species group: chinensis
Species: L. kraepelini
Binomial name
Leptogenys kraepelini
Forel, 1905

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Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Indo-Australian Region: Indonesia (type locality).
Oriental Region: Cambodia, Laos, Thailand, Vietnam.
Palaearctic Region: China.

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

  • kraepelini. Leptogenys (Lobopelta) kraepelini Forel, 1905c: 5 (w.) INDONESIA (Java). Karavaiev, 1925c: 280 (m.); Imai, Kubota, et al. 1985: 46 (k.). Current subspecies: nominal plus baccha, esae, nero.



  • 2n = 26 (Indonesia) (Imai et al., 1985).


  • Forel, A. 1905f. Ameisen aus Java. Gesammelt von Prof. Karl Kraepelin 1904. Mitt. Naturhist. Mus. Hambg. 22: 1-26 (page 5, worker described)
  • Imai, H. T.; Kubota, M.; Brown, W. L., Jr.; Ihara, M.; Tohari, M.; Pranata, R. I. 1985. Chromosome observations on tropical ants from Indonesia. Annu. Rep. Natl. Inst. Genet. Jpn. 35: 46-48 (page 46, karyotype described)
  • Karavaiev, V. 1925c. Ponerinen (Fam. Formicidae) aus dem Indo-Australischen Gebiet. (Schluss). Konowia 4: 276-296 (page 280, male described)