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Leptogenys chinensis Mayr, 1870
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Leptogenys chinensis, head
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Leptogenys chinensis, head

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Leptogenys chinensis, side
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Leptogenys chinensis, top
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Leptogenys chinensis, top
Overview
This genus of ants exhibits army ant behavior with the formation of massive raiding columns.

Names
Scientific source:

How to encounter
Search the forest floor for raiding columns. Hand-sift leaf litter.

References
Wilson, E.O. 1958. Studies on the ant fauna of Melanesia. 1. The tribe Leptogenyini. 2. The tribes Amblyoponini and Platythyreini. Bulletin of the Museum of Comparative Zoology 118: 101-153.

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Kingdom Animalia  
 Phylum Arthropoda  
 Class Insecta  
 Order Hymenoptera  
 Family Formicidae  
 Genus Leptogenys  
  Leptogenys chinensis    Mayr, 1870 
Provider: Zong-Gi Lin 
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Citation: 周和寺山(1990), 寺山(1990)
Name Code: 341828
  
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