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Species: Leptomyrmex niger   Emery, 1900 

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Taxonomic History (provided by Barry Bolton, 2021)

Leptomyrmex niger Emery, 1900b PDF: 333, pl. 8, figs. 3, 4 (w.) NEW GUINEA. Australasia. AntCat AntWiki HOL

Taxonomic history

See also: Wheeler, 1934c PDF: 109
// Distribution


  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: 5 times found in rainforest, 2 times found in lowland rainforest, 1 times found in old garden, 1 times found in secondary forest, 2 times found in lowl.rainfor., 2 times found in Rainforest gully, 1 times found in r.f. gully.

Found most commonly in these microhabitats: 5 times ground strays, 2 times ground forager(s), 1 times ex trunks and tops of felled trees, 1 times strays, 1 times river bank, 1 times ground foragers, 1 times forager on log.

Collected most commonly using these methods: 1 times at light, 1 times hand col..

Elevations: collected from 200 - 1300 meters, 725 meters average

Collect Date Range: collected between 1905-06-28 and 2006-01-01

Type specimens: cotype of Leptomyrmex niger: casent0012184; Lectotype of Leptomyrmex niger: casent0127396

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