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Species: Leptomyrmex cnemidatus   Wheeler, 1915 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Leptomyrmex erythrocephalus var. cnemidatus Wheeler, 1915e PDF: 268 (w.) AUSTRALIA. Australasia. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Raised to species: Lucky & Ward, 2010 PDF: 26.
Senior synonym of Leptomyrmex brunneiceps, Leptomyrmex venustus: Lucky & Ward, 2010 PDF: 26.


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Oceania: Australia
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 37 times found in Rainforest, 18 times found in wet sclerophyll forest, 11 times found in Wet sclerophyll, 6 times found in Dry sclerophyll, 1 times found in open rainforest, 3 times found in dry forest, 2 times found in subtrop.rainfor., 1 times found in Closed RF, 2 times found in gallery RF, deep gully, 1 times found in dense tall scrub, sandstone vegetation, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 13 times ground forager(s), 7 times ground nest, 9 times Foragers, 4 times ex rotten log, 3 times under stone, 4 times Under rock, 2 times Under log, 1 times nest in rotten log, 3 times Ground strays, 2 times ex fallen epiphytic fern, 2 times pyrethrin-fogging Nothofagus moorei bark, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 3 times at light, 00am times 11, 1 times hand coll., 1 times Pyrethrum, 1 times taken in sugar bait, 00am times 10, 1 times Ex. ethanol.

Elevations: collected from 12 - 1550 meters, 524 meters average

Type specimens: neotype: casent0012219

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