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Species: Leptogenys violacea   Donisthorpe, 1942 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2023)

Leptogenys (Lobopelta) violacea Donisthorpe, 1942f PDF: 705 (w.) NEW GUINEA (Indonesia: Waigeu I.). Australasia. Primary type information: Type-material: 8 syntype workers. Type-locality: Indonesia: Irian Jaya, Waigeu I., Camp Nok, 2500 ft, v.1938, tube 38 (L.E. Cheesman). Type-depositories: BMNH, MCZC. AntCat AntWiki HOL

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  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Asia: Indonesia
    Oceania: Papua New Guinea
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in primary lowland forest.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 1 times hand collect.

Elevations: collected from 230 - 762 meters, 496 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1938-05-01 00:00:00.0 and 2008-03-17 00:00:00.0

Type specimens: Holotype of Leptogenys violacea: casent0902611

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