The Ants of Africa
Genus Leptogenys
Leptogenys stuhlmanni Mayr

Leptogenys stuhlmanni Mayr

return to key {link to the Hymenoptera Name Server} Type location Mozambique (Leptogenys (Lobopelta)  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, 1907g: 76, worker; synonymy Bolton, 1975a: 262) Comoros Is, Moheli - see below
worker only described (Bolton, 1975a) .

{Leptogenys stuhlmanni}Mayr's (1893) description is at {original description}. Forel's (1907g) description of comorensis is at {original description}.Arnold's (1915: 91) translation is at {original description}. Bolton's modern description (1975a) is at {original description}.

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).

{Leptogenys stuhlmanni}The photomontage of the type worker is collated from

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.

{Leptogenys stuhlmanni}The photomontage of the comorensis type is collated from

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