Leptogenys stuhlmanni Mayr
Type location Mozambique
Stuhlmanni nov. spec., Mayr, 1893: 198, worker; Santschi, 1914b:
55, male, reported without a
description) Quilimane, Dr. Fr. Stuhlmann - see below
junior synonym comorensis (Leptogenys
comorensis n.sp., Forel,
worker; synonymy Bolton, 1975a: 262) Comoros
Is, Moheli - see below
worker only described (Bolton,
(1893) description is at . Forel's
(1907g) description of comorensis is at .Arnold's (1915: 91)
translation is at . Bolton's modern
description (1975a) is at .
WORKER - TL 9.6-10.4 mm; propodeum sculptured; larger
and stockier than schwabi, with which it has been confused by
earlier authors (Bolton, 1975a: 261, illustrated, anterior of face).
The photomontage of the
type worker is collated from http://www.antweb.org/specimen.do?name=casent0915882.
Note: the label has the collector as Stuhlmann but the
location is Bagamoyo, a coastal town in the north of Tanzania. It is
the only Leptogenys described
in Mayr (1893), which includes other species collected by Stuhlmann at
lostly Tanzanian location, including Bagamoyo, plus from
Quilimane in Mozambique. At the end of the description, Mayr
remarked on Stuhlmann had collected a male at Quilimane.