Leptogenys nitida capensis

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Leptogenys nitida capensis
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Leptogenys intermedia)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ponerinae
Tribe: Ponerini
Genus: Leptogenys
Species: Leptogenys nitida capensis
Baroni Urbani, 1971

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


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

  • capensis. Leptogenys nitida subsp. capensis Baroni Urbani, 1971b: 360. Replacement name for brevinodis Forel, 1915c: 335. [Junior primary homonym of brevinoda Emery, 1914f: 399.] Junior synonym of nitida: Bolton, 1975a: 289.