Amblyopone leae

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Amblyopone leae
Amblyopone leae
Scientific classification
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Amblyoponinae
Genus: Amblyopone
Species: A. leae
Binomial name
Amblyopone leae
Wheeler, W.M., 1927

Amblyopone leae side view

Amblyopone leae top view

Specimen labels



Distribution based on Regional Taxon Lists

Australasian Region: Australia (type locality), Lord Howe Island.

Distribution based on AntMaps


Distribution based on AntWeb specimens

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

  • leae. Amblyopone leae Wheeler, W.M. 1927c: 16, fig. 3 (w.) AUSTRALIA.

Syntype workers form Lord Howe Island (24 in Museum of Comparative Zoology, 2 in National Museum of Natural History).

Type Material



  • Wheeler, W. M. 1927c. Ants of the genus Amblyopone Erichson. Proc. Am. Acad. Arts Sci. 62: 1-29 (page 16, fig. 3 worker described)