Leptogenys pusilla panamana

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Leptogenys pusilla panamana
Scientific classification (junior synonym of Leptogenys ritae)
Kingdom: Animalia
Phylum: Arthropoda
Class: Insecta
Order: Hymenoptera
Family: Formicidae
Subfamily: Ponerinae
Tribe: Ponerini
Genus: Leptogenys
Species: Leptogenys pusilla panamana
Wheeler, W.M., 1923

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


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

  • panamana. Leptogenys (Lobopelta) pusilla var. panamana Wheeler, W.M. 1923d: 14 (w.) PANAMA. Junior synonym of ritae: Lattke, 2011: 198.


  • 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.
  • Wheeler, W. M. 1923e. The occurrence of winged females in the ant genus Leptogenys Roger, with descriptions of new species. American Museum Novitates 90: 1-16 (page 14, worker described)