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Species: Leptogenys angusta   (Forel, 1892) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Lobopelta angusta Forel, 1892l PDF: 519 (w.) MADAGASCAR. Malagasy. Primary type information: Madagascar, Antananarivo Province, Andrangoloaka forest (Sikora); CASENT0101834; MHNG. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Combination in Leptogenys (Lobopelta): Emery, 1911e PDF: 101.
See also: Bolton, 1975a PDF: 296.
Rakotonirina & Fisher, 2014 PDF: 40 (lectotype designation).


  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: 158 times found in rainforest, 40 times found in montane rainforest, 9 times found in lowland rainforest, 2 times found in grassland, 4 times found in secondary rainforest, 3 times found in montane forest, 3 times found in montane rainforest, marsh edge, 1 times found in tropical dry forest, 1 times found in rainforest, transition to montane forest, 1 times found in in guava forest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 78 times ex rotten log, 13 times ground forager(s), 9 times ex log, 6 times sifted litter (leaf mold, rotten wood), 1 times on low vegetation, 4 times foraging on ground, 2 times ex rotten branch on ground, 2 times ex soil, 1 times in forest along riverbank, 1 times ex rotting tree stump, 1 times ex rotten stick on ground, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 68 times malaise trap, 6 times GC, 4 times yellow pan trap, YP 25 trap transect, 2 times pitfall trap, PF 13 cup sample transect, 5m, 6 times flight intercept, malaise trap, 3 times pitfall trap, 2 times pitfall trap, PF 12 cup sample transect, 5m, 3 times flight intercept, yellow pan trap in malaise trap, 2 times MW 25 sample transect, 5m, 1 times 25 Yellow pan, 1 times 4 Malaise traps, ...

Elevations: collected from 12 - 1409 meters, 638 meters average

Type specimens: Lectotype of Leptogenys angusta: casent0101834; paralectotype of Leptogenys angusta: casent0101798, casent0101972

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