Leptogenys nitida speculans

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Leptogenys nitida speculans
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 speculans
Santschi, 1926

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.

  • speculans. Leptogenys (Lobopelta) nitida st. speculans Santschi, 1926b: 209 (w.) DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO. Junior synonym of nitida: Bolton, 1975a: 289.