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Species: Leptogenys pavesii   Emery, 1892 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Leptogenys pavesii Emery, 1892: 111 (w.) SOMALIA. Afrotropic. Primary type information: Somalia, col. Robecchi; MSNG. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Senior synonym of Leptogenys sericeus: Bolton, 1975a PDF: 255.


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Comoros, Madagascar, Mayotte, Somalia, Sudan, Tanzania
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Afrotropical, Malagasy

Distribution Notes:

Reference for Kenya if not type: Bolton 1975a


Caste of types: (w)

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

Treatment Citation: Santschi, F., 1914, Formicidae., Voyage de Ch. Alluaud et R. Jeannel en Afrique Orientale (1911 - 1912). Résultats scientifiques. Hyménoptères 2, pp. 41-148

Leptogenys Pavesii EmeryHNS.

Ann. Mus. civ. Stor. nat. Genova, vol. 32, p. 110 (1892), [[worker]].

Afrique orientale anglaise: region cotiere: Shimoni (st. n° 9, nov. 1911), 1 [[worker]]; - Voi (600 m., nov. 1908), 2 [[worker]]. Autre pays: Somalie.

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 3 times found in dry forest, 2 times found in urban/garden, 1 times found in mangrove, coastal scrub, riverine times found in woodland, 1 times found in rainforest, 1 times found in coconut plantation.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 4 times on low vegetation, 1 times ex rotten log, 1 times ground forager(s), 1 times on bark.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 1 times beating low vegetation, 1 times Malaise trap 4.

Elevations: collected from 1 - 370 meters, 54 meters average

Type specimens: syntype of Leptogenys pavesii: casent0903971

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