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Species: Leptogenys pavesii   Emery, 1892 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2015)

Leptogenys pavesii Emery, 1892: 111 (w.) SOMALIA. Afrotropic. "Somalia, col. Robecchi." Museo Civico di Storia Naturale “Giacomo Doria”, Genoa, Italy (MSNG). AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

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


Reference for Kenya if not type: Bolton 1975a


Caste of types: (w)

Taxonomic Treatment (provided by Plazi)

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

Collected most commonly using these methods or in the following microhabitats: 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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