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Species: Leptogenys stuhlmanni   Mayr, 1893 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Leptogenys stuhlmanni Mayr, 1893b PDF: 198 (w.) MOZAMBIQUE. Afrotropic. Primary type information: Syntype workers, Mozambique, Quilimane (Stuhlmann); [location of type not known]. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Santschi, 1914b: 55 (m.).
Senior synonym of Leptogenys comorensis: Bolton, 1975a PDF: 262.


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Comoros, Kenya, Mozambique, Tanzania
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Afrotropical, Malagasy

Distribution Notes:

Reference for Kenya if not type: Santschi 1914b


Caste of types: (w)

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Scientific Name Status Publication Pages ModsID GoogleMaps
Leptogenys stuhlmanni   Forel, A., 1909, Fourmis du Musée de Bruxelles. Fourmis de Benguela récoltées par M. Creighton Wellman, et fourmis du Congo récoltées par MM. Luja, Kohl et Laurent., Annales de la Societe Entomologique de Belgique 53, pp. 51-73: 51, (download) 51 4018
Leptogenys stuhlmanni   Santschi, F., 1914, Formicidae., Voyage de Ch. Alluaud et R. Jeannel en Afrique Orientale (1911 - 1912). Résultats scientifiques. Hyménoptères 2, pp. 41-148: 55, (download) 55 8111

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in in open woodland, 1 times found in grassland/Acacia woodland.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times forager.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 1 times Field #131.

Elevations: collected at 1760 m

Type specimens: paralectotype of Leptogenys comorensis: casent0101826, casent0101871, casent0101876, casent0101904, casent0101967, casent0101968, casent0280602; syntype of Leptogenys comorensis: casent0915883, casent0916713; syntype of Leptogenys stuhlmanni: casent0915882; type of Leptogenys (Lobopelta) stuhlmanni: casent0104565; type of Leptogenys comorensis: focol1025, focol1026, focol1027

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