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|Senior synonym of Leptomyrmex gracillimus: Baroni Urbani & Wilson, 1987: 2; of Leptomyrmex femoratus, Leptomyrmex maculatus, Leptomyrmex wheeleri: Lucky & Ward, 2010 PDF: 34.|
Found most commonly in these habitats: 20 times found in rainforest, 7 times found in Lowland rainforest, 1 times found in montane rainforest, 2 times found in Primary forest, 1 times found in secondary forest, 1 times found in secondary rainforest, 1 times found in lowland secondary rainforest, 1 times found in montane rainforest edge.
Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 9 times ground nest, 9 times ground forager(s), 2 times under log, nest A, 2 times ex rotten log, 2 times ground strays rainforest, 2 times ground strays, 1 times hole in ground, 1 times ground nest with large entrance, 1 times ground nest with 2 entrances 40cm apart, 1 times foraging on fallen log in native gardens, 1 times ex. Recently felled tree, ...
Collected most commonly using these methods: 54 times Malaise Trap, 2 times pan trap-yellow, 2 times #1061, 2 times Hg-vapor light, 1 times PT-yellow, 1 times sweeping, 1 times Yellow pan trap, 1 times flying in forest, 1 times fogging, 1 times hand aspirator, 1 times Hg vapor light, ...
Elevations: collected from 20 - 1520 meters, 344 meters average
Type specimens: Holotype of Leptomyrmex fragilis: casent0901918; paratype of Leptomyrmex fragilis femorata: casent0911558; paratype of Leptomyrmex wheeleri: casent0902938; syntype: casent0127406, casent0127407, casent0127408, casent0127409, casent0127410, casent0127411; syntype of Leptomyrmex fragilis var. maculata: focol2861, focol2862; syntype of Leptomyrmex wheeleri: castype06954-01, castype06954-02