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Species: Leptogenys linearis   (Smith, 1858) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Ponera linearis Smith, 1858a PDF: 96 (w.m.) BRAZIL. Neotropic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Combination in Leptogenys: Borgmeier, 1923: 75.
Senior synonym of Leptogenys dasygyna: Lattke, 2011 PDF: 230.


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Brazil, Colombia, French Guiana, Guyana
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in Bosque de Tierra Firme, 1 times found in Bas fond.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times Leaf litter.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 1 times Winkler48h, 1 times Winkler 6.

Elevations: collected from 250 - 341 meters, 295 meters average

Type specimens: Lectotype of Leptogenys linearis: casent0901357; syntype of Leptogenys linearis: casent0902626

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