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Species: Leptomyrmex melanoticus   Wheeler, 1934 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Leptomyrmex fragilis subsp. melanoticus Wheeler, 1934c PDF: 113, fig. 15 (w.m.) NEW GUINEA. Australasia. AntCat AntWiki

Taxonomic history

Raised to species: Lucky & Ward, 2010 PDF: 38.


  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 rainforest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 1 times treefall gap.

Elevations: collected at 480 m

Type specimens: cotype: casent0012182, casent0012183; paratype of Leptomyrmex contractus: casent0902939

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