The Ants of Africa
Genus Leptogenys
Leptogenys conradti Forel

Leptogenys conradti Forel

return to key {link to the Hymenoptera Name Server} Type location Cameroun (Forel, 1913e: 666, worker) collected by L. Conradt - see below

Worker only described (see Bolton, 1995) .

Forel's (1913e) description is at {original description}. Bolton's modern description (1975a) is at {original description}.

WORKER - fairly large, TL 9.4-10.4 mm; posterodorsal angle of petiole in profile drawn out into a spine or tooth. Head and alitrunk rugose, not overlaid by punctures. First gastral tergite smooth and shining (Bolton, 1975a: 250, not illustrated).

Bolton (1975a) reported several collections from Ivory Coast, at Lamto, Toumodi (J. Lévieux) and ORSTOM near Abidjan (W.L. Brown); Ghana, at CRIG (B. Bolton), Aburi, Mt. Atewa, Bosuso, Legon, Sajimasi (D. Leston); and Cameroun, at Ototomo (G. Terron) and Mbale Mejo to Ekingli (G. Schwab). All forest or cocoa locations.

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

{Leptogenys conradti}The photomontage is of a worker from Ghana, collected by S Sky Stephens, 2006 (06G0011). Other images can be seen in the folder at - {original description}

{Leptogenys conradti}The photomontage is collated from
Collection Information: Specimen Code SAM-HYM-C002505A; Locality Cameroon: Mbale Mejo to Ekingli; 02°00'00"N 011°00'00"E ; Collection codes: SAM-HYM-C002505; Date: Collected by: G.Schwab

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