Lobopelta mexicana

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Leptogenys mexicana
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Leptogenys elongata)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ponerinae
Tribe: Ponerini
Genus: Leptogenys
Species: Lobopelta mexicana
Mayr, 1870

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


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

  • mexicana. Lobopelta mexicana Mayr, 1870b: 966 (w.) MEXICO. Combination in Leptogenys: Forel, 1899c: 18. Junior synonym of elongata: Lattke, 2011: 157.


  • Lattke, J.E. 2011. Revision of the New World species of the genus Leptogenys Roger (Insecta: Hymenoptera: Formicidae: Ponerinae). Arthropod Systematics & Phylogeny 69:127-264.