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Species: Leptogenys acutirostris   Santschi, 1912 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Leptogenys Saussurei st. acutirostris Santschi, 1912b PDF: 150 (w.) MADAGASCAR. Malagasy. Primary type information: Madagascar (Le Moult); CASENT0101130; NHMB. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Raised to species: Bolton, 1975a PDF: 297. See also Rakotonirina & Fisher, 2014 PDF : 116.


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Madagascar
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 16 times found in rainforest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 5 times ex rotten log, 3 times ground forager(s), 1 times sifted litter (leaf mold, rotten wood), 1 times ground nest, 1 times foraging on ground.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 1 times pitfall trap, 1 times yellow pan trap, YP 25 trap transect, 1 times MW 50 sample transect, 5m, 2 times pitfall trap, PF 50 traps, 11 cm dbh with water, soap, formalin, nonlinear placement, 1 times yellow pan trap.

Elevations: collected from 375 - 1399 meters, 620 meters average

Type specimens: Holotype of Leptogenys acutirostris: casent0101130

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