Current View: Bolton World Catalog
Change View
Cite this page

Citing AntWeb


To cite this page, please use the following:

· For print:      Citation: AntWeb. Version 8.83.1. California Academy of Science, online at Accessed .

· For web:

Species: Leptomyrmex geniculatus   Emery, 1914 

Download Data

Current Valid Name:

Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2022)

Leptomyrmex pallens var. geniculata Emery, 1914f PDF: 418 (w.) NEW CALEDONIA. Australasia. Primary type information: Primary type material: lectotype worker (by designation of Lucky & Ward, 2010 PDF: 37). Primary type locality: lectotype New Caledonia: Coula-Boréaré (Sarasin & Roux). Primary type depository: MSNG. Secondary type information: Secondary type material: 3 paralectotype workers. Secondary type localities: 1 paralectotype worker New Caledonia: Coula-Boréaré (Sarasin & Roux), 2 paralectotype workers New Caledonia: Tchalabel (Sarasin & Roux). Secondary type depositories: MCZC, MHNG, MSNG. Type notes: Shattuck, 1994 PDF: 119, cites 4 worker syntypes. AntCat AntWiki

Taxonomic history

Lectotype designation: Lucky & Ward, 2010 PDF: 37.
Status as species: Lucky & Ward, 2010 PDF: 36 (redescription).
// Distribution


  Geographic regions (According to curated Geolocale/Taxon lists):
    Oceania: New Caledonia
  Biogeographic regions (According to curated Bioregion/Taxon lists):

Specimen Habitat Summary

Found most commonly in these habitats: 1 times found in rainforest, 2 times found in Dry rainforest on limestone, 1 times found in burnt forest.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 2 times ground forager(s), 1 times ground foragers, 1 times ground.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 1 times flight intercept trap, 1 times pitfall, C2.

Elevations: collected from 40 - 383 meters, 188 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1912-02-07 00:00:00.0 and 2010-05-18 00:00:00.0

Type specimens: Lectotype of Leptomyrmex geniculatus: casent0127391

See something amiss? Send us an email.