Leptogenys melzeri

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Leptogenys melzeri
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Leptogenys gaigei)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ponerinae
Tribe: Ponerini
Genus: Leptogenys
Species: Leptpgenys melzeri
Borgmeier, 1930

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


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

  • melzeri. Leptogenys (Lobopelta) melzeri Borgmeier, 1930: 27, pl. 4, figs. 15, 20, 22 (w.) BRAZIL. Junior synonym of gaigei: Lattke, 2011: 183.