The Ants of Africa
Genus Leptogenys
Leptogenys leiothorax Prins

Leptogenys leiothorax Prins

return to key {link to the Hymenoptera Name Server} Type location Mozambique (Leptogenys stuhlmanni subsp. leiothorax, Prins, 1965a: 154, illustrated, worker) Dondo, 19.xii.1960, G Arnold
worker only described (see Bolton, 1995) .

Prins's (1965a) description is at (unavailable) {original description}. Bolton's modern description (1975a) is at {original description}.

WORKER - TL 8.3-9.1 mm; alitrunk dorsum unsculptured; with "blue or violet opalescence" (?) (Bolton, 1975a: 258, not illustrated, worker).

{Leptogenys leiothorax}The photomontage of the holotype worker is collated from Collection Information: SAM-ENT-0011536; Locality Mocambique: Dondo; 1937'00"S 03445'00"E; Collection codes: SAM-ENT-0011536; Date: 1 Dec 1960; Collected by: G.Arnold

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