Synonyms and other taxonomic changes
Formerly considered conspecific with L. manni (endemic to FL)
Explanation of Names
Leptogenys elongata (Buckley, 1866)
sw. LA, Red River to c. Mex. - AntWiki
Most easily collected March-May. Males have been collected in May, June and October.
Commonly feeds on isopods (especially Armadillidum sp.), but perhaps takes other prey as well, like spiders.
This species lacks a winged queen caste, but the ergatoid (worker-like) queens are still morphological distinguishable from the workers by their shorter and wider petiole and usually distended abdomen: