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Species: Leptogenys chinensis   (Mayr, 1870) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Lobopelta chinensis Mayr, 1870b PDF: 965 (w.) CHINA. Indomalaya. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Forel, 1900f PDF: 313 (m.).
Combination in Leptogenys: Forel, 1900f PDF: 313; Emery, 1911e PDF: 103.
Status as species: Bingham, 1903 PDF: 69; ; Xu & He, 2015 PDF: 159 (in key).


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Asia: China, India
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Indomalaya, Palearctic

Distribution Notes:

China, Philippines

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in secondary limestone rain forest, 1 times found in rainforest, 1 times found in urban parkland.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times ground forager(s), 1 times ex rotten log.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 1 times Hand collection, 1 times hand.

Elevations: collected from 230 - 900 meters, 625 meters average

Type specimens: syntype of Lobopelta chinensis: casent0915873

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