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Species: Leptogenys nitens   Donisthorpe, 1943 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2023)

Leptogenys (Lobopelta) nitens Donisthorpe, 1943a PDF: 169 (w.) NEW GUINEA (Indonesia: Waigeu I.). Australasia. Primary type information: Type-material: lectotype worker (by designation of Wilson, 1958c PDF: 130). Type-locality: Indonesia: Irian Jaya (“N Dutch New Guinea”), Waigeu I., Camp Nok, 2500 ft, v. 1938 (L.E. Cheesman). Type-depository: MCZC (lectotype). Type notes: Donisthorpe described this species from 10 workers, all originally deposited in BMNH. He also states “Type in B.M.(N.H.)” which, if the only specimen so labelled, would be the holotype. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

Lectotype designation: Wilson, 1958c PDF: 130.
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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Asia: Indonesia
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Elevations: collected at 762 m

Collect Date Range: collected between 1938-05-01 00:00:00.0 and 1944-08-01 00:00:00.0

Type specimens: Lectotype of Leptogenys nitens: casent0902612

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