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Species: Leptogenys arcirostris   Santschi, 1926 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Leptogenys (Machaerogenys) arcirostris Santschi, 1926a PDF: 25 (w.) MADAGASCAR. Malagasy. Primary type information: Madagascar, Moramanga (Descarpentries); CASENT0101132; NHMB. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history


  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: 8 times found in gallery forest, 4 times found in Degaded forest below granite out crop, 3 times found in spiny forest/thicket, 2 times found in montane rainforest, 3 times found in tropical dry forest, 2 times found in Gallery forest on sandy soil, 1 times found in Gallery forest with bamboo, 1 times found in crop field hedge, 1 times found in desert scrub forest, 1 times found in spiaggia.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 6 times ex rotten log, 6 times under stone, 5 times ground forager(s), 2 times sifted litter (leaf mold, rotten wood), 1 times ex dead twig above ground, 1 times plateau.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 2 times at light, 1 times 10 MaxiWinks, mixed samples, 1 times MW 50 sample transect, 5m, 1 times Malaise trap, 1 times manual collection, 1 times pitfall trap.

Elevations: collected from 3 - 1550 meters, 636 meters average

Type specimens: Holotype of Leptogenys arcirostris: casent0101132

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