Leptogenys new species Senegal
Type location Senegal
TL ca 3.7 mm; HL 0.72 HW 0.6, SL 0.67 EL 0.11, PW 0.44;
CI 85, SI 114.
Keys to Leptogenys elegans
but that has TL 4.50-4.90 mm, HL 0.96-1.02, HW 0.68-0.72, SL 0.89-0.94,
PW 0.58-0.62; and is black, extremities yellow-brown, shiny. The dense
covering of semi-decumbent pilosity, specially on the scapes, plus the
general shape has similarities with Leptogenys
occidentalis. That, however, is larger, TL 4.5-4.6 mm, and near black, with a
relatively thick alitrunk when viewed from above.