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Species: Leptogenys optica   Viehmeyer, 1914 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Leptogenys (Lobopelta) caeciliae var. optica Viehmeyer, 1914d PDF: 609 (w.) NEW GUINEA. Australasia. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Raised to species: Wilson, 1958c PDF: 130.


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Oceania: Papua New Guinea
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in lowland wet forest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times ex rotten stick in litter.

Elevations: collected from 120 - 914 meters, 517 meters average

Type specimens: syntype of Leptogenys optica: casent0907387; type of Leptogenys (Lobopelta) caeciliae var. optica: focol0920, focol0921

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