The Ants of Africa
Genus Leptogenys
Leptogenys vindicis Bolton

Leptogenys vindicis Bolton

return to key {link to the Hymenoptera Name Server} Type location Cameroun (Bolton, 1975a: 263, not illustrated, worker); holotype worker from Mt. Nkolodon, 900-1000m (19.v.1969, G. Terron), no collection details (Bolton, 1975a) .

Bolton's description is at {original description}.

WORKER - large, TL 9.0 mm; head and dorsal alitrunk sculptured. Antennal scapes relatively long. Colour a very deep brown, almost black, the gaster lighter brown, the appendages mid-brown and shining .

Leptogenys vindicisThe photomontage of the holotype worker is collated from

Oxford University Museum specimens

Leptogenys vindicis
B Taylor det.

E Zassi

03°16°13.9" S
015°28'21.2" E
Gallery Forest; 24h pitfall trap


{Leptogenys vindicisThe photomontage is of a worker from Congo, Réserve de Lésio-Louna, S 03°16'13.9" E 015°28'21.2"; n sp 13; pitfall trap 05, t 1.1; 8-9.xi.2007; Gallery Forest; collected by Eric Zassi.

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