Ants of the genus Leptogenys Roger, 1861 (Hymenoptera: Formicidae, Ponerinae) from Nepal

I.P. Subedi, Central Department of Zoology, Institute of Science and Technology, Tribhuvan University, Nepal, P.B. Budha, Sk. Yamane, Central Department of Zoology, Institute of Science and Technology, Tribhuvan University, Nepal
2022 Far Eastern entomologist  
Six species of the genus Leptogenys Roger, 1861 are reported from Nepal. Leptogenys laeviceps (Smith, 1857), stat. ressur. is raised to species status. Lepto¬genys birmana Forel, 1900, L. chinensis (Mayr, 1870), L. dentilobis Forel, 1900, L. kitteli Mayr, 1870, and L. laeviceps (Smith, 1857) are recorded from Nepal for the first time. A key based upon the worker caste is provided for all Nepalese species. A map of the distribution of Leptogenys species in Nepal is presented.
doi:10.25221/fee.448.2 fatcat:vx4hox3mlfag7kbug5qgfk5chu