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Species: Leptogenys antongilensis   Emery, 1899 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2020)

Leptogenys incisa var. antongilensis Emery, 1899e PDF: 272 (w.) MADAGASCAR. Malagasy. Primary type information: Madagascar, Toamasina, Bia di Antongil, 1897–1898, col. A. Mocquerys; CASENT0102015; MSNG. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Combination in Leptogenys (Machaerogenys): Emery, 1911e PDF: 100.
Raised to species: Emery, 1911e PDF: 100.
See also: Bolton, 1975a PDF: 298. Rakotonirina & Fisher, 2014 PDF: 77 (lectotype designation).


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Africa: Madagascar
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 21 times found in rainforest, 13 times found in lowland rainforest, 4 times found in secondary rainforest, 1 times found in littoral rainforest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 5 times ex rotten log, 8 times ground forager(s), 8 times branch nest, 4 times ex log, 3 times on low vegetation, 2 times ex rotting tree stump, 2 times nest in live tree, 1.5 m above ground, 2 times live tree 1.5 m off ground, pharmac. Extrac., 1 times on twig.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 2 times beating low vegetation.

Elevations: collected from 12 - 800 meters, 322 meters average

Type specimens: Lectotype of Leptogenys antongilensis: casent0102015; paralectotype of Leptogenys antongilensis: casent0102016

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