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Species: Leptomyrmex tibialis   Emery, 1895 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2019)

Leptomyrmex nigriventris var. tibialis Emery, 1895h PDF: 351 (w.) AUSTRALIA. Australasia. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Wheeler, 1934c PDF: 96 (ergatoid q., m.).
Raised to species: Lucky & Ward, 2010 PDF: 55.
Senior synonym of Leptomyrmex hackeri: Lucky & Ward, 2010 PDF: 55.


  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: 24 times found in Rainforest, 5 times found in wet sclerophyll forest, 2 times found in closed rainforest, treefall, 2 times found in Dense sclerophyll woods, 2 times found in Dry sclerophyll, 1 times found in Rainforest and wet sclerophyll, 2 times found in Subtropical rainforest, 2 times found in Wet sclerophyll, 1 times found in Woodland, 1 times found in Edge of rainforest, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 9 times ground forager(s), 5 times Ground strays, 1 times Foragers on log / vine tangle on ground, 2 times Foragers, 1 times rainforest tree w/buttress & vines & epiphytes, 1 times rotten log, 1 times ex. Cavity in live eucalyptus, 1 times ex rotten log, 2 times Ground foragers, 1 times Daylight foragers, 1 times Strays, ex. rotten log, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 1 times hand coll, foraging series on lg., 2 times at light, 1 times FIT, 1 times Mercury vapor lamp lighttrap, 1 times MV light.

Elevations: collected from 15 - 914 meters, 553 meters average

Type specimens: Lectotype of Leptomyrmex tibialis: casent0127374

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