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Species: Leptogenys oswaldi   (Forel, 1891) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Lobopelta oswaldi Forel, 1891c PDF: 119, pl. 4, fig. 2 (w.) MADAGASCAR. Malagasy. Primary type information: Madagascar, Toamasina, 30 miles au Nord-Ouest de Tamatave, col. O’swald; CASENT0101837; MHNG. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Combination in Leptogenys (Lobopelta): Emery, 1911e PDF: 102. .


  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: 21 times found in rainforest, 8 times found in tropical dry forest, 8 times found in littoral rainforest, 8 times found in secondary rainforest, 4 times found in tropical dry forest on tsingy, 1 times found in tropical dry forest edge, 1 times found in montane forest, 1 times found in sandy forest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 15 times ground forager(s), 10 times on low vegetation, 4 times ex dead branch above ground, 3 times ex rotten branch on ground, 1 times under tree bark, 3 times tree stump, 3 times nest in log, 1 times ex rotting tree stump, 1 times ex dead bamboo, 1 times sifted litter (leaf mold, rotten wood), 1 times Pools, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 1 times 9 maxi winks, 1 times Beat 25 sample transect, 10m, beating low vegetation, 1 times 5 Malaise traps, 1 times arboreal collecting; Transect 2a, 1 times at light.

Elevations: collected from 10 - 980 meters, 250 meters average

Type specimens: Holotype of Leptogenys oswaldi: casent0101837

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