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Species: Leptogenys elongata   (Buckley, 1866) 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2021)

Ponera elongata Buckley, 1866 PDF: 172 (w.) U.S.A. Nearctic. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Wheeler, 1900b PDF: 7, 16 (q.m.l.); Wheeler, 1904d PDF: 258 (w.q.m.); Wheeler & Wheeler, 1952c PDF: 641 (l.); Petralia & Vinson, 1980 PDF: 378 (l.).
Combination in Leptogenys: Emery, 1895d PDF: 268; Wheeler, 1900b PDF: 2.
Senior synonym of Leptogenys texana: Wheeler, 1902g PDF: 25; Wheeler, 1904d PDF: 257.
Senior synonym of Leptogenys mexicana: Lattke, 2011 PDF: 157.
// Distribution


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Americas: Mexico, United States
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):
    Nearctic, Neotropical

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 18 times found in longleaf pine savanna, 0 times found in pasture, 24 hrs. post-treatment (Amdro), 4 times found in Roadside meadow, 3 times found in subtropical thorn woodland, 2 times found in semi-dry deciduous forest, 2 times found in tropical-temperate cloud forest, 0 times found in collected in log/stump, 1 times found in deciduous forest, 1 times found in dense woodland, 1 times found in dry cedar elm, ...

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 3 times under stone, 3 times under rock, 2 times at light, 2 times under boulder, 30PM times walking across dirt road 4, 1 times under log, 1 times preying on sour bugs, 1 times on ground, 1 times on fallen log, 1 times nest, 1 times in rotting wood, ...

Collected most commonly using these methods: 20 times blacklight trap, 8 times direct collection, 0 times UV trap, 3 times pitfall, 1 times search, 2 times at light, 0 times incandescent light, 1 times pitfall transect PF-2-6, 0 times pitfall trap, 0 times sweeping, 1 times Winkler, ...

Elevations: collected from 15 - 1981 meters, 651 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1942-07-05 and 2018-03-11

Type specimens: Lectotype of Lobopelta mexicana: casent0915881; syntype of Lobopelta septentrionalis: casent0915876

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